HOWLETT Theodor Harvey October 3, 1920 – May 3, 2009 Ted Howlett passed away peacefully on May 3, 2009 at Heritage House in Stettler, Alberta surrounded by family. Ted was born October 3, 1920 in Whitemouth, Manitoba. Ted is predeceased by his mother, father, one brother, one sister and one son-in-law, Ray Benoit. He is survived by his wife of 68 years Mildred, and five children, Pennie Benoit of Delta, BC, Janice (Wayne) Vallet of Agassiz, BC, Trudy (Karl) Sideritsch of Donalda, AB, Terry (Doreen) Howlett of Henderson, Nevada, and June Quast of Calgary, AB; along with 11 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; and 1 great great grandson. Ted was overseas during the Second World War for five years. On his return Ted and Mildred lived in Winnipeg but eventually moved to High River, AB. In 1952, they moved to Ensign, AB, where Ted started working for the National Grain Co. In 1961, the family moved to Red Willow where he managed two National Grain elevators before they became Cargill Grain. Ted and Mildred retired in Red Willow 23 years ago. Together they travelled to Europe, Hawaii, cruised and spent a few winters in Arizona. Ted was very active in the Calgary Highlanders and the Legion, both in Vulcan and Stettler. He was a sports enthusiast and played hockey, baseball, golf and curling. He coached a ladies baseball team in Red Willow for a few years and was instrumental in starting the first Mother's Day pancake breakfast in Red Willow. It is with extreme gratitude that the family acknowledges the dedication and the compassion of the staff at Heritage House towards both our Dad and Mom. A Memorial Service was held on Friday, May 8, 2009 at the Heartland Chapel of Stettler Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Osborne officiating. The Eulogy was given by son Terry Howlett and a tribute was given by grandsons Gordie Quast and Terry Sideritsch. The Alec Salmon Band played for the prelude as well as the service selections. Last Post Rites was presented by Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Stettler Branch #59. Burial will take place at a later date in the Red Willow Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Red Willow Cemetery Club or a charity of one's choice c/o Stettler Funeral Home, Box 1780, Stettler, AB, T0C 2L0. Sympathies may be forwarded to the family by signing the guestbook at www.stettlerfuneralhome.com. STETTLER FUNERAL HOME 403-742-3422, entrusted with the care and arrangements.

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