Ardis Duane Howell, age 77, of Stanton, passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2022, at Covenant HealthCare in Saginaw.
Duane proudly served his country during Vietnam as a member of the United States Army. While hunting and fishing were some of his favorite hobbies, it was the time spent with family and friends while hunting and fishing that he loved the most, especially his trips out west and up north. Duane will be dearly missed by everyone who knew and loved him.
Surviving Duane is his wife of 55 years, Claudia; daughter, Sarah (Jeff) McDonald of Clare; sons, Nate (Cheryl) Howell of Frankenmuth and Brandon (Cory) Howell of Morley; grandchildren, McKinzee Stinson, Bryce Stinson, Zedan McDonald, Britney Howell, Kenny Howell, David Tayler, Alexis Howell, Kayla Howell, Jaimee Anderson, Tiffany Anderson, Owen Howell, Emily Howell, and Tayler Howell; great grandson, Logan Howell; sisters, Elaine Burgtorf of Caledonia and Louise Cotter of Cheboygan; and brother, Earl Lynn (Jan) Howell of Hubbardston.
Duane’s life is being celebrated on Thursday, July 21st at the Simpson Family Funeral Home in Stanton (225 W. Cedar St.). Visitation will be from 12 noon to 3 PM. Funeral services will begin at 3 PM. Duane will be laid to rest at Entrican Cemetery.