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Daniel L. Howe

July 23, 1931 ~ January 6, 2020 (age 88)

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Daniel L. Howe, 88, of Robbinsville, NC, passed away on January 6, 2020 at his home. 

He was born in Cooke County, IL and was the son of the late Peter Anthony and Irene Marie Lambert Howe.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Howe; his brother, Ron Howe; and his granddaughter, Jennifer Meyers. 

He and his wife moved to Graham County in the early 1990’s.  He worked for several years at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino where he created several lasting friendships.  Daniel was a Veteran of the United States Marines, having served his country proudly during the Korean War. 

He is survived by his daughters, Sandy Vandeventer of Charles City, IA, and Cynthia Lee Howe of Milford, TX; his grandchildren, Richard Toolate, Danielle Springer (Brian), Amy Troge (Rick), and Elizabeth Meyers; and two great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday, January 12, 2020 at Old Mother Cemetery.  Reverend Eric Reece will officiate.  The family will receive friends from 1:30 pm until 2:00 pm Sunday at Townson-Smith Chapel, prior to the service. 

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January 12, 2020

1:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Townson-Smith Chapel
160 Five Point Road
Robbinsville, NC 28771

Graveside Service
January 12, 2020

2:00 PM
Old Mother Cemetery
160 Five Point Road
Robbinsville, NC 28771

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