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|Monday, 30 September 2013 08:46|
Howard Limes, 90 years of age, of Cross Creek Road, Bowling Green, Ohio, went to be with Jesus, his Lord and Savior, on Saturday, September 28, 2013, at his home.
Howard was born on July 19, 1923 in Fort Jennings, Ohio, to the late Earl V. and Edna Hazel (Adams) Limes. Howard married Virginia (Osterhout) Limes on April 6, 1942 in Covington, Kentucky and she preceded him in death on January 21, 2008.
Howard was a lifelong farmer and worked for the Bowling Green State University where he was the Facilities Manager of the Bowling Green State University's Student Union.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bowling Green and a former member of the Bowling Green Christian Missionary Alliance Church. While a member of the Alliance Church, he served as a Sunday School Teacher, Church Elder, served on the governing board and served as a trustee for the church.
Howard also served on the Mid-Wood Farm Bureau Council.
Howard was an avid sports enthusiast and supporter of the Otsego School activities. He enjoyed fishing and watching the Ohio State Buckeyes. He was a strong supporter of the Wood County Fair.
Howard also served on various committees and councils at Haines City Park in Florida where he would spend the winters. He was a true family man, and loved being surrounded by his family.
Howard is survived by his two daughters: Sandy (Ron) Neiderhouse, of Bowling Green, Ohio; Sharon (Bill) Newlove, of Arlington, Ohio; four sons: Allen (Barb) Limes of Bowling Green, Ohio; Galen (Nancy) Limes, of Bowling Green, Ohio; Rollie (Sharon) Limes, of Dallas, Texas; Jerry (Cheryl) Limes of Holland, Ohio; fifteen grandchildren; thirty-nine great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchild; a sister: Leotta Ballard, of Grand Rapids, Ohio and a close friend, Shirley Jenkins.
Along with his parents and wife, Howard was preceded in death by his sister: Jessie Glass and brothers: Ernest, Darwin and George Limes.
Visitation for Howard will be held on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. in the DECK-HANNEMAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 1460 W. Wooster Street/P.O. Box 648, Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402, Tele: 419-352-2171.
Funeral Services for Howard will be held on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. in the DECK-HANNEMAN FUNERAL HOME REMEMBRANCE CHAPEL. Interment will follow in the Union Hill Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be given in Howard's honor to the Otsego Athletic Boosters.
Online Condolences, as well as fond memories, of Howard may be sent to the Limes family by visiting www.hannemanfh.com.
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|Last Updated on Monday, 30 September 2013 10:07|
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