Wilmington Morning News
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Description: 1987 Death George Hans Howard, age 80, Rehoboth

Date: July 16 1987

Newspaper published in: Wilmington

Source: newspaper

Page/Column: Sussex Deaths

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware 16 July 1987:

George Hans Howard, age 80, died in Lewes Beebe Hospital, Monday, July 12, 1987 of heart failure. He was born July 10 1907

to William Elmer Howard, Sr., and Jensine Ragnhilda Hensen Justvig Howard, who was born in Norway on 9 April 1883, to

Seven Olaf Hansen Justvig, 1853 to 1889, and Marie Frederikke Emilie Frederksen, 1858 - 1935, at Lewes, Sussex County,

Delaware. He had retired from farming in Rehoboth - Lewes Hundred in 1979, was an elder of the Midway Presbyterian Church and

buried in that adjoining cemetery.

George Hans Howard, Sr., married Bessie Orton Fowler, born July 2, 1902, at Owens Station, Sussex County, Delaware to

Warren B. and Anna Rose Redden Fowler. Bessie Orton Flower died in 1985, and is buried in Midway Presbyterian Cemetery.

He is survived by two sons, George and Lester, two daughters, Vivian Wilson and Patsy H Weatherly of Oakton, Virginia,

brother Eugene and sister Hilda married to Thomas Best of Nassau.


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