Howard Workman

December 3, 1937 ~ November 1, 2022 (age 84)
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Howard Workman, 84, of Ottawa, IL, passed away on November 1, 2022, at Ottawa Pavilion.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ottawa Funeral Home. Private family services will be held. 

Howard was born December 3, 1937, in Newton, IL, to Gaillard and Maxine (Bryan) Workman . 

Howard retired from the Daily Times having worked as a Pressman for over 30 years.

He spent winters in Arizona after his retirement, making many friends.  Howard enjoyed traveling, playing cards, riding bicycles, and playing bocce with his love and companion, Barbara. 

He is survived by his companion, Barbara Bute; Sons, Michael of Las Vegas, Jeff  (Julie), of Marseilles, and Doug, of Las Vegas; Grandchildren, Michael, Jacob, Jeffrey, Corey, and Wyatt; Great Grandchildren, and a Brother, Mark (Britta) of Rockford; Nephews; and a Niece.   

Howard was preceded in death by his parents; and two Sisters, LaVonne and Clara.

Memorials may be directed to Epworth United Methodist Church and/or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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Howard Workman

December 3, 1937-November 1, 2022

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