Patricia A. "Pat" Howard
Patricia A. "Pat" Howard, 85, passed away Saturday, August 6th, in Manhattan. She was born February 13, 1931 in Industry, the daughter of Paul and Lorena (Keen) Brenner. Growing up in the area, Pat attended local schools and graduated from Chapman High School. In 1953 she was married to Bob Howard, he preceded her in death in 1964. In 1965 Pat was married to Raymond Howard Jr., he preceded her in death in 1982. In 1985 she was married to Eugene Howard, he preceded her in death in 2012. Pat had been employed by Southwestern Bell as a telephone operator. She was also preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Harve and Von Brenner. Pat had been a hospice volunteer and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by: two daughters, Amy (Jodean Pierce) Loader of Abilene and Tammy(Dan)Carlyle of Goddard; a son, Dan (Cherokee) Howard of Abilene; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Pat had chosen cremation. Memorial graveside services will be held 10:00 AM Friday, August 12th, at the Abilene Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5:30 - 6:30 PM Thursday, August 11th, at the Danner Funeral Home. The family suggests memorial contributions in her name be made to the Good Shepherd Hospice House of Manhattan. They may be left at or sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, Kansas.