SUN CITY CENTER, FLA. — Carl L. Howe, 86, of Sun City Center, died Jan. 27, 2014. Born in Loup City, Neb., he moved to Florida in 1995 from Peru, N.Y., and was a member of Parrish United Methodist Church.
A veteran of the U.S. Army, Carl worked for New York State Electric & Gas, helping farmers to farm better electrically. He was a member of the Lions Club and Speaker's Club. Carl was predeceased by his parents; twin brother, Clarence; and brother, John. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Bea of Sun City Center; daughters, Debbie (Dennis) Ryan of Dayton, Ohio, Nanci (Thomas) Jarvis of Peru, and Robin (Samuel) Karlin of Cooksville, Md.; sister, Juanita Dittmer of Bella Vista, Ark.; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, at Parrish Methodist Church, 12180 U.S. 301, Parrish, FL, 34219. Memorial donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice, Inc., 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238 or Parrish United Methodist Church, Parrish, FL. Online condolences may be made at www.brownandsonsfuneral.com