Dennis F. Howard, 79, of Beaverton, died at Medilodge of Midland, Aug. 5, 2018. He was born to the late Leslie H. and Barbara (Wendt) Howard, March 22, 1939. He married the former Rose Timchac at St. Maryâ€™s Church, Auburn on Sept. 15, 1962.
Dennis was a self-employed barber and worked at Dow Semiconductor as a welder/pipefitter for over 25 years.
Dennis was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church. He loved motorcycle riding, Polka Dot racing and riding snowmobiles. He was an avid boater and loved the water. He loved his yard and anything to do with his cars.
He is survived by his wife, Rose; brother, Tom (Mary Ann) Howard; sister-in-law, Maria Hollenbeck; special niece, Kellie (Cortlandt) Shepeler; nephews, Scott Gelman, Matt and Joe (Trisha) Howard; and nieces, Cheryl, Sandra, Lynn and Susan.
A Mass of Christian burial will take place Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Sanford, with Fr. Andy Booms officiating. A visitation for Mr. Howard will take place 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8 at Smith-Miner Funeral Home and at the church at 10 a.m. Thursday until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Knights of Columbus (Our Lady of Grace Catholic church. www.smithminer.com