Dale Dean Howard
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Dale Dean Howard, 63, of Hutchinson, died April 16, 2020, at his home. He was born July 17, 1956, in Quinter, to William 'Bill' Dean and Twila Marie (Curtis) Howard.
Dale graduated from Dighton High School in 1974, and attended Hutchinson Community College, where he studied business and accounting. He began his 44-year career in May 1976 with Leech Products, Inc., with the last 14 years as Vice-President and General Manager. Dale's commitment always demonstrated loyalty and a strong work ethic.
He was a sportsman at heart. Dale was a fan of the KU Jayhawks and KC Chiefs. He watched the Chiefs win the Super Bowl with his family and two grandkids. Dale enjoyed fishing and hunting. His biggest joy in life was his family, especially his two daughters and two grandchildren.
Dale is survived by: wife, Beth Ward Howard, Hutchinson; daughters, Jessica (Steven) Grabar, Topeka, and Kristi (Collier) Sanders, Manhattan; grandchildren, Haden and Landyn Grabar; sister, June (David) Schneider, Great Bend; brothers, David Howard, Dighton, and Gary (Lisa) Howard, Kansas City; and multiple nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by: parents; grandparents; and brother, Gene Howard.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.
Memorials are suggested to Encompass Cares Hospice Foundation, in care of Elliott Mortuary and Crematory, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501.