Terrance James Howell passed away August 15th 2020. Terry was born in Willmar, MN to Jennice and Myrtle (Swenson) Howell on August 9, 1932. He attended Willmar Sr. High School and graduated in 1950. In 1951 he married Sharon Peterson of Willmar, MN. Terry attended the U of M. He worked for Great Northern Railway with his brother Ralph and father Jennice. Terry then worked for many years for Western Surety Bonding Company out of Sioux Falls SD. He and his wife Joanne moved from Des Moines in 84’ and lived in Scottsdale AZ for 33 years. He is survived by his wife Joanne. 5 children, Christine Nish (John), Dana Howell. Jennifer Howell. Mark Howell, Allison Bakken (Randy) and his former wife Sharon Howell, 9 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, 3 step children, Tambrea Gage, Michael Stanley (Karla) Alan Stanley, 7 step grandchildren, and 3 step-great grandchildren and his younger brother Ralph Howell (Kathy). He was proceeded in death by his parents and older brother Donald. Memorials can be sent to Heartland Presbyterian Church in West Des Moines IA, where the service will be held 1pm on October 24th.
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