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Ronald D. Howard

August 23, 1935 February 13, 2022
Ronald D. Howard
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Obituary for Ronald D. Howard

Ronald D. Howard, of Hartland, MI passed away surrounded by his family in the afternoon hours of Sunday, February 13, 2022. He was 86 years old.

Ron was a Detroit City Fireman and also a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. After watching his grandchildren grow in these last decades he fell in love with a new hobby, restoring a 1937 Seagraves for use in funeral processions. With the help of other dedicated fireman, they accomplished their goal. Ron also took up coin collecting and he was a member of the Livingston County Coin Club.

He is survived by his loving wife, Janet M. Howard; his daughters, Dawn Keenan, Diane (Brad) Doyle, Anne Marie Van Orden and Kim Keenan; his granchildren, Jennifer Keenan, Dan (Darci) Doyle, Christopher (Krista) Doyle, Kirsten Keenan, Michael Regan, Mark Regan, Kevin Regan and Kara Regan; great-grandchildren, Audrey Stiller, Jaycie Mash, Carter Doyle, Nicholas Doyle, Julia Doyle, Caroline Doyle and Nola Bradey; son-in-law, Ken Regan as well as many friends and extended family members.

Ron is preceded in death by his children, Catherine Lynn Howard, Laura Jean Regan and Robert Douglas Howard; his brother, Gary Howard.

No services are scheduled at this time.


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