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David W. Howells

November 9, 1958 — June 13, 2021

David Howells, 62, of Grand Island died Sunday, June 13, 2021, at CHI St. Francis Medical Center. Memorial service will be 3:30 PM Thursday, June 17, 2021, at Apfel Funeral Home with military honors. Memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.

David William was born on November 9, 1958, in Trenton, NJ to Leonard and Eleanor (Zelinski) Howell. He grew up in the Detroit, MI. He attended St. Andrews Elementary and Frank D. Cody High School. He entered the United States Navy on April 29, 1977 and was honorably discharged on November 7, 1978.

David enjoyed playing golf, basketball, tennis, and betting with the bookie. He like watching Nascar and cheering on the Wolverine while eating his M&Ms and giving crap about the Bug Eaters. David also had a big heart and liked spending money on other people.

Survivors include the mother of his children, Mary Bauman; sons: Chad, Eric, Mitch; grandchildren: Aisiia, Reed, Noah, Dominic, Karter, Oliver; siblings: Andrew, Linda, Janet, Mike, Kathy, and Sandy.

David was preceded in death by his parents.

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Thursday, June 17, 2021

Starts at 3:30 pm (Central time)

Apfel Funeral Home - Grand Island

1123 West 2nd Street, Grand Island, NE 68801

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