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Gregory Howald

June 27, 1947 — November 21, 2020

Gregory P. Howald, 73, of Chillicothe passed away on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020 at his home.

Greg was born on June 27, 1947 in Peoria to V.G. and Mary E. (Phelps) Howald. He married Trudy Taylor on Jan. 13, 1969 in Huntington England and then married Janet Ladd on Sept. 16, 1981 in Vero Beach, FL.

Surviving are his children, Derek (Leanne) Howald of Chillicothe, Natalie Howald of Middleton, WI, Andrea (Adam) Karr of East Peoria, and Samra (Jeff) Molleck of Chillicothe; grandchildren, Nathan, Cooper, Jaime, Emily, Ashley, Seth, Kyah, Max and Adalyn; a sister Susan (Roy) Hahn of Lenexa, KS, He was preceded in death by his parents.

Greg was a Vietnam Veterans serving in the U.S. Air Force specializing in Crash Rescue, he was stationed in England.

Greg owned and operated his own business in Chillicothe, Howald Signs, for more than 40 years. He also sold motorcycles for Grayboy, a carpenter, built boats as well as a commercial fisherman. Greg was an avid outdoorsman and a life member of the Chillicothe Sportsman's Club where he ran the archery program for many years.

Graveside services will be held on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020 at 10:00 am at the Chillicothe City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Sportsman's Club.

Graveside Service

NOV 30. 10:00 AM (CST)

Chillicothe City Cemetery
Corner of Cloverdale & Fourth St.
Chillicothe, IL

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