Madaline Howard

Obituary of Madaline Howard

Madaline G. Kidd Howard, age 88, of Adrian, died on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at her home under the loving care of her family and Hospice of Lenawee.

She was born May 10, 1929 in Clinton to Wallace and Viola (Sprow) Escott. She was married to Lester W. Kidd on September 3, 1948 in Saline and he preceded her in death on December 4, 1994. She married Maynard Howard on January 27, 1999 and he survives. She had been employed by Jerry’s IGA for 26 years and then Rosiers for 4 years, retiring in 1991. Madaline was a member of Hope Lutheran Church.

She is survived by a son, Larry W. (Nancy) Kidd of Nash, OK; a daughter, Joy (Clifford) Lulham of Hudson, MI; two step-children, Marvin Howard of Adrian, MI and Maynard (Sue) Howard III of Wauseon, OH; one brother, Charles Escott of Naples, FL; two grandchildren, Katrina (Jason) Himebaugh and Nathan (Tammy) Myers; 5 step-grandchildren, April and Amber Howard, Becky Halcomb, Bruce Howard, Jr. and Kirk Howard; 12 great-grandchildren; 8 step great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren.  In addition to her first husband, Lester Kidd, she was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, John and Lavern Escott, five sisters, Iva Eves, Dorothy Sackett, Betty Bagnoll, Pearl Mangus and Alice Coffelt, a daughter, Peggy Lynn in infancy and step-son, Bruce Howard, Sr.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, August 28, 2017 at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian with Chaplain Rick Webb officiating. Burial will be in Madison Center Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 27, 2017 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.

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Memorial contributions may be made to Hope Lutheran Church or Hospice of Lenawee. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.