Raymond Leon 'Rube' Howe

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Raymond Leon 'Rube' Howe

April 30, 1950 - August 05, 2018

Raymond Leon 'Rube' Howe CASEY, Ill. - Raymond Leon "Rube" Howe, 68, of Casey, passed away peacefully on Aug. 5, 2018, at home with his family. Rube was born on April 30, 1950, in Martinsville to Harold Alva Howe and Gladys Ann (Lewis) Howe.
After graduating from Martinsville High School, Rube attended Lake Land College and went on to work in agriculture as a farm manager and a seed sales manager.
Rube married the love of his life, Jo Anne (Sloan) Howe, on June 2, 1974, and four years later, they began their journey as parents. Rube was the proud grandfather of five grandsons, and before he passed, he learned that grandson number six is on the way.
Rube is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Jody; his children, Kristi Howe, Barry Howe (Kelli), and Lindsay Crain (Hethe); his grandchildren, Bryson, Brody, Brenden, Brantley, and Wyatt; and his siblings, Vivian Fessenbeck, Joan Graham, Francis Howe, and Stanley Howe.
Visitation will be Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Markwell Funeral Home in Casey. A private funeral will be held on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lincolnland Hospice. Markwell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Visit online at: www.markwellfuneralhome.com
Published on August 6, 2018
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Wednesday August 08, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Markwell Funeral Home

200 North Central Avenue, Casey, IL, USA

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