Howard Denlinger Kauffman

March 8, 1922October 15, 2012

Howard was born in Gap Pennsylvania on March 8, 1922 to David and Fannie Kauffman. He passed away peacefully on October 15, 2012 at the age of 90.

He was a 1951 Graduate of California College of Mortuary Science. Upon graduating from college he worked in Fresno and had a long distinguished career in Fresno as a Funeral Director and Embalmer. Howard was also very involved in the Mennonite Church and Mennonite Community of the central valley.

Howard is proceeded in death by his beloved wife Dorothy.

He is survived by his sons, Lynn Kauffman and his wife Mary, and Morris Kauffman.

Visitation will be Friday, October 19, 2012 from 2:00 - 7:00 at Stephens and Bean Chapel.

A Graveside Service will be Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 9:00 at Reedley Cemetery. A Memorial Service will be Saturday, October 20. 2012 at 11:00 at Bethany Church.

Remembrances may be sent to Hartland Christian Camp, 57611 Eshom Valley Drive, Badger, CA 93603.


  • Graveside Service Saturday, October 20, 2012
  • Memorial Service Saturday, October 20, 2012

Howard Denlinger Kauffman

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Wayne Gomes

October 19, 2012

Howard and Dorothy were two wonderful people and I enjoyed working with both of them over the years when we were all at Whitehurst California operated Funeral Chapels. May they be remembered always for their many good works.

Stephens & Bean Chapel

October 19, 2012

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.