September 14, 1927 – February 8, 2019
Ila Howard -
Of Jackson, passed away at the age of 91 on Friday, February 8, 2019 She has been preceded in death by her husband, Clarence as well as a son, Richard French; her parents; brothers, Dean and Don Dangler also sisters, Eleanor Hull and Joy Honcock. She is survived by seven children, Barb (Howard) McClure, Patricia (Patrick) Winters, Ronald Howard, Edna French, Brenda Matteson, Robert French and Andrew Howard; many grandchildren; great grandchildren and a great-great granddaughter. Ila was born to Raymond and Edna (Laysher) Dangler in Jonesville, Michigan on September 14, 1927 and attended East Jackson Schools. She was a loving mother and grandmother as well as a proud homemaker. Mr. and Mrs. Howard enjoyed an active life, traveling, golfing, bowling, spending time with friends and family. They were also active members of the Eagles F.O.E. 612. She touched the hearts of many and will be greatly missed. A celebration of her life will be held at Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. The family will receive friends for visitation on Monday from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. F.O.E. will conduct a Lodge of Sorrow ritual at 6:30 p.m. She will be laid to rest next to her husband at Hillcrest Memorial Park.
- Visitation Monday, February 11, 2019
- F.O.E. Lodge of Sorrow Monday, February 11, 2019
- Celebration of Life Tuesday, February 12, 2019
- Burial at Hillcrest Memorial Park