Linda Howard, 66

Linda Arlene Howard, 66, Wabash, died at approximately 6 a.m., May 27, the result of a vehicle accident in Somerset. She was born Oct. 3, 1947 in Wabash, to Isaac and Ethel (Inyart) Davidson.

Linda married Steve Howard in Wabash on Dec. 23, 2000. She had worked at Heckman Bindery in North Manchester, Datavue in Wabash, and retired from Dexter Axle in North Manchester. She was a member of the Church of Christ Eastwood in Wabash. She loved children, gardening, traveling, and Longaberger baskets. 

She is survived by her husband, Steve Howard, Wabash; daughter, Angela (Brian) Murray Miller, Greer, S.C.; sisters, Viola (Rex) Mowery, Wabash, Rose Mary (Jerry) Kendall, Treaty, Carolyn (Cliff) Mowery, Marion, and Rowena (Claren) Goad, Fort Wayne; and her brothers, Gerald Davidson, North Manchester, Nolan Davidson, Lagro, Wendell (Charlotte) Davidson, Wabash, Leonard (Penny) Davidson, Lagro, Randy (Della) Davidson, Wabash, and Allan Davidson, Wabash. She was preceded in death by her parents and four sisters, Melody Davidson, Darlene Davidson, Margaret Wilson, and Velma Crull.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 3, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Tim Tyner officiating.  Burial will follow in Falls Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call from 4-8 p.m., Monday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is The National Kidney Foundation.

The memorial guest book for Linda may be signed at

Posted on 2014 May 30