August 8, 1923 - November 26, 2007
Howard E.Stewart, loving husband,father, and grandfather, passed away on November 26,2007, surrounded by his family. Howard was born on August 8, 1923 in Nampa,Idaho to Ralph and Bernice Stewart. He served in the Navy, on a troop transport ship and later worked for the Washington Natural Gas Company for 28 years where he was honored as Employee of the year. Howard was a skilled cook,talented artist, and an avid gardener. He received awards for his stained glass pieces and his gardening talents, where evident in his meticulously manicured lawn and colorful garden. His love of cooking produced many wonderful meals,delicous breads and pastries that were the highlight of family gatherings.
Howard is survived by Helen, his loving wife of 57 years, brother Clifford,sons,Howard Jr.(Kathy), John(Sue), and daughter, Mary(Donald), four grandchildren,and four great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his brother Earl and daughter Pat.
The family would like to exporess their deepest gratitude to the staff at the Weatherly Inn for their dedicated care and support.
Private family services will be held. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Alzheimers’s Association or the Diabetes Foundation.
Arrangements by Tuell-McKee Funeral Home 253-272-1414