Roy Howk, age 92, of Glencoe, Minnesota, passed away Monday, November 14, 2016, at his home in Glencoe, Minnesota.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, November 19, 2016, 10:00 A.M. at Apostolic Christian Church in Winthrop, Minnesota, with interment following at the Winthrop Cemetery in Winthrop, Minnesota.
Visitation will be held Friday, November 18, 2016, from 4:00-8:00 P.M. at Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe, Minnesota, and will continue one hour prior the service at the church on Saturday.
Roy G. Howk was born on May 26, 1924, at home in Brownton, Minnesota. He was the son of Ray and Elsie (Clopton) Howk. He received his education at a country school in Winthrop.
On May 14, 1944, Roy was united in marriage to Rose Alice Messner in Lafayette, Minnesota. Roy and Rosie were baptized in 1961 at the Apostolic Christian Church in Winthrop, Minnesota. They made their home in Glencoe, Minnesota and were blessed with seven children, Kenneth, Steve, Sharon, Iris, Karen, Keith and Colleen. Roy and Rosie shared 58 years of marriage until she passed away on May 15, 2002.
Roy worked at Green Giant as a farm supervisor for 36 years retiring in 1999. He was a member at the Apostolic Christian Church in Winthrop, where he had been an usher and ran the sound system.
Roy enjoyed woodworking, camping and playing dominoes with his family. He especially enjoyed watching the grandchildren grow up and spending time in fellowship with family and friends.
Roy passed away on Monday, November 14, 2016, at his home in Glencoe, Minnesota, at the age of 92 years, 5 months and 18 days. Blessed be his memory.
Roy is survived by his:
Children, Steve Howk and his wife, Linda, of Springfield, IL,
Sharon Christensen and her husband, Dennis, of Glencoe, MN,
Iris Hay and her husband, Ronald, of Revillo, SD,
Karen Smith of Glencoe, MN,
Keith Howk and his wife, Paulene, of Monument, CO,
Colleen Waugh and her husband, Wayne, of Owatonna, MN;
Daughter-In-Law, Lupy Howk of New Ulm, MN;
20 Grandchildren, Rose Lendt and her husband, Allen,
Michael Howk and his wife, Sheila,
Kayla Howk-Erwin and her husband, Patrick,
Andrew Howk and his wife, Nikina,
Brian Howk and his wife, Rhonda,
Jamie Engel and her husband, David,
Kim Moore and her husband, Rick,
Chad Christensen and his wife, Tonya,
Britney Hay and her fiancé, Jeremiah Peterson,
Ashleigh Remme and her husband, Shawn,
Kjerstin McKeehen and her husband, Ron,
Andrea Stover and her husband, Nick,
Chelsey Rice and her husband, Steve,
AmberRose Brudelie and her husband, Michael,
Honorary Granddaughter, Kenadee Isaacson;
38 Great Grandchildren;
2 Great-Great Grandchildren;
Sister, Carol Pollock and her husband, Dennis, of Albuquerque, NM;
Brother-In-Law & Sisters-In-Law, Georgia Messner of Winthrop, MN,
Elaine Rettig of Waconia, MN,
Marlyn Messner and his wife, Lois, of Winthrop, MN;
Nieces, Nephews, Other relatives and many friends.
Roy is preceded in death by his Parents, Ray and Elsie Howk; Wife, Rose Alice Howk; Son, Kenneth Howk; Grandson-in-law, Robert Fuglsang; Great-Great Grandson, Aydden Forcier; Brother, Russel Howk and his wife, Evelyn; Sister, Ruth Ann Howk, Brothers-In-Law and Sisters-In-Law, Amos Messner, Avice Lehrke and her husband, Wilmer, Delores Messerli and her husband, Cornelius, Roland Messner and his wife, Melva, Leo Messner, Ray Rettig.
Steve Jerabek says
Our condolences to your family. It was a blessing to have your Dad for so many years. Many thanks to you, Karen, for the care you gave him. I remeber his hearty laugh and the joy of your Mom too. God’s Love and Peace be with you all. Ginny Fasching Jerabek
Gil & Barb Engel says
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all!! He is finally resting in peace!!
Gil & Barb Engel says
our thoughts and prayers are with you all.. He is finally resting in peace!!