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Kenneth Howard

Kenneth "Ken" Howard, 73 of Aladdin, Wyoming, passed away at his home on February 27, 2023 surrounded by his wife and children.

Ken was born on March 23, 1949 to Kenneth Howard and Anna Maddox in Hamilton, Ohio. He was the youngest of three children.

After graduating from Lakota High School in 1967 he continued to farm on his family farm. In 1970, Ken married Sandra Arnold at Bethany Church. Ken and Sandra went on to have three children. Nicole, Stephanie and Brad.

In 2003, Ken married Angelika Niessen in Sundance, Wyoming.

Ken was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing and hunting. Having farming in his blood, he loved helping his neighbors whenever they called on him. As a jack of all trades Ken could solve any problem and fix just about anything.

Ken is survived by his wife, Angelika; his three children, Nicole (Ron) Mercer, Stephanie (Michael) Lattire and Brad (Debbie) Howard; grandchildren, Tyler, Austin, Josh, Kaitlyn, Breanne, Hannah, Shayne, Ayden; six great grandchildren; as well as his good friends George, Randy and Tyler.

A memorial service was held on Saturday, March 4, 2023 at Grace Fellowship, Spearfish, South Dakota, officiated by Pastor Steve Miller. Luncheon followed the service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St Jude Children's Hospital.

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