THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Howard H. Green
Issue Date: March 12, 2014
Howard H. Green, 102, of Marquette, Mi., formerly of Daggett, Mi., passed away Thursday, March 6 at the Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette.
Born April 22, 1911 in Stephenson Township, Mi., to the late John and Pearl (Hall) Green, he married the former Maycel Adams in Daggett, Mi. on Sept. 5, 1936. She preceded him in death on Nov. 29, 2005. He served in the United States Army during World War II. He worked in road construction and later as a truck driver for the Menominee County Road Commission, retiring on April 13, 1976.
A gifted athlete, he was a well known baseball player and coach for the Daggett Wishigan League team and enjoyed baseball, golf, bowling, watching the Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Brewers and in his younger years, boxing. Spending time with his children and grandchildren is what he enjoyed most.
Survivors include three sons, Mahlon (Jean), of Hartford, Terry (Sharon), of Marquette and Larry (Sharon), of Monroe; eight grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and a sister, Katherine Foster, of Escanaba.
He was preceded in death by a son, John David; two grandsons; a great-granddaughter; two brothers and three sisters.
Family and friends called at Anderson Diehm Funeral Home, Stephenson on Sunday, March 9 from noon until time of Military Rites at 1 p.m. followed by the funeral service, with Pastor Jim Mathews officiating. Burial will be in Nadeau Township Cemetery in the spring. Donations can be made in his name to the Jacobetti Home for Veterans activity fund, 425 Fisher St., Marquette, MI 49855.