Claude G. Howe

May 2, 2016


Claude G. Howe 80, a former Frankfort resident, died at 1:13 a.m. May 2, 2016 at his home in Indianapolis.

He was born November 11, 1935 in Frankfort to Leroy Howe & Frances (Heaton) Howe Hamilton.

His marriage was to Karen Lyn Rice on March 16, 1968 and she survives.

Claude was a 1954 graduate of Frankfort High School.  He lived in Frankfort and Indianapolis all his life.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.  He worked for Sears in heating and cooling sales.

Visitation and Services

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday, May 6, 2016 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort, IN. Friends may visit from 1 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Geetingsville Cemetery.

Survived by:

Wife: Karen Howe of Indianapolis, Son: Dr. Dale Guyer of Indianapolis, Brother: Larry (Cathy) Hamilton of Frankfort, Granddaughter: Abbey Guyer

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by a brother, Jim Howe


Leave your Condolences

5 Condolences for “Claude G. Howe”

  1. Maj. Graden E. Loveless USMC (Ret) May 4, 2016 at 7:03 pm

    Claudie and I were good friends for most of school years. Sorry I had not kept track of him. Hate to lose friends and fellow Marines.
    Semper Fidelis old buddy. Will toast with Jarhead red wine.

  2. LeRoy Zook May 5, 2016 at 10:54 am

    The Frankfort Marine Corps League Detachment #967 wants to say how sorry for your loss. Claude will be missed by all us old Marines in Frankfort. We want you to know Claude is now with the Lord and at Peace. Just remember he has answered the last roll call. “Semper Fidelis” Marine.

  3. Nancy Miller May 6, 2016 at 9:24 am

    Dear Karen;
    My thoughts and prayers are with you, Dale, and Abbey today. Although I can’t be there in person, I hope you know my spirit is with you.

  4. Helen Cotone May 6, 2016 at 4:41 pm

    Karen and family, so sorry for your loss.

  5. Dwayne Williams May 12, 2016 at 7:45 pm

    I was so saddened to hear about Claude’s passing. I just now “Googled ” him, to try to contact him. I worked sales with him at Sears. He was a great, funny man. I was honored to have known him. He taught me a lot about that job. RIP Claude.

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