Dean Michael Howell

Dean Michael Howell, age 69, of Quincy, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family on May 1, 2024. He was born on December 15, 1954 in Quincy the son of Frank Junior and Martha Gertrude (Harman) Howell. He married Diana Parsons on April 12, 2010. She survives. Dean did road and bridge construction and was also a truck driver. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

In addition to his wife, Dean is also survived by:
SONS: Ross Howell (Deana) and Josh Howell (Kathy)
STEP-SON: Joe Lollar
STEPDAUGHTERS: Tammy Mayes (Richard), Kim French (Dave), Julie Springett (Douglas) and Tara Bower (Chris).
SISTER: Cindy Gullick (Terry)
SISTER-IN-LAW: Bonita Howell.
Numerous grandchildren, step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren, step great-grandchildren and other relatives survive.
Dean was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Dale Howell, a daughter Robin in infancy and a grandchild Clayton in infancy.

Cremation rites have been accorded and no formal services are planned at this time. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


  1. Cheryl Luthin on May 2, 2024 at 2:40 pm

    My condolences to the family

  2. Julie Kindhart on May 4, 2024 at 7:11 pm

    I’m sorry for your loss Diane, Tammy, Joe, Julie and Kim and family.

  3. Kathy (Ohnemus) Stuckman on May 6, 2024 at 9:11 pm

    Thinking of you, Cindy and sending my condolences on the loss of your brother. I often go by your old homeplace and it brings back many childhood memories.

    • Patsy gipson on May 9, 2024 at 5:47 am

      I’m so sorry for your loss. I know my father loved Dean a lot! My father was John Schlueter!

  4. BETH KINDHART on May 9, 2024 at 8:33 am

    I’m so sorry to hear the news. I loved ole Deano. I remember back in the Kettle days… & I would see him out and about, through the years. It was always so good to see him. God bless the whole family, especially Diane, & Kimmy. I love you! & I’m so sorry for your loss.

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