Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Howe, Elizabeth "Betty" Scudder Elizabeth "Betty" Scudder Howe

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Howe, Elizabeth "Betty" Scudder Elizabeth "Betty" Scudder Howe

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Howe, Elizabeth "Betty" Scudder Elizabeth "Betty" Scudder Howe, a resident of Palm Beach Florida, St. Louis, Missouri, and a summer resident of Harbor Springs, died peacefully Sunday, August 23, 2015, at the age of 89 from complications related to congestive heart failure in Petoskey, Michigan, while in a hospice care room overlooking Little Traverse Bay, surrounded by family members. Earlier on the day, she was able to communicate with all her children and grandchildren, who could not be present. She was even able to "FaceTime," always with a smile, with her newest pride and joy, her only great-grandchild, residing in Denver, Colorado, baby Susie. Born on July 20, 1926 in St. Louis, Missouri, she graduated from Mary Institute (MICDS) and after graduation volunteered for various service organizations, in support of our WWII military troops. Several years after the war, she met and married Jame H. Howe III. They had been married 65 year's at the time of his death in 2012. Besides at all times possessing a priceless sense of humor and being the best mother, grandmother, and recently great- grandmother, anyone could imagine, even with five (5) children, she was able to be an active volunteer with the Red Cross Canteen, Children's Hospital, and the Junior League. She was Past President of the Mary Institute Alumnae Association (also served on the Board), St. Louis Service Bureau, and Decorative Arts Society. She also served on the Women's Boards of Bethesda and the Missouri Historical Society. Over the years, she and her husband enjoyed traveling to visit their children and grandchildren and also traveled all over the world. …

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