Gregory J. ‘Greg’ Howe
Date of Birth
October 23, 1946
Date of Passing
September 26, 2023
Date, Time, & Place of Visitation
Monday, October 2, 2023, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Duker & Haugh Funeral Home
Date, Time, & Place of Funeral
Tuesday, October 3, 2023, 10:30 a.m. at St. Edward Catholic Church, Mendon, IL
Gregory J. ‘Greg’ Howe, age 76, of Mendon, IL, died on Tuesday, September 26, 2023 in his home. He was born on October 23, 1946 in St. Louis, MO, the son of Charles and Gladys (Miller) Howe. He married Linda Willer on August 26, 1967. She survives. Greg was a Vice President at Gem City Savings and Loan. He later was Treasurer and Manager of Sheridan Swim Club. He then was the owner of Childs and Howe Autobody.
Greg served as treasurer of Quincy Jaycees and the treasurer of the Rotary Club and their Foundation. He was a member of the Quincy Consistory, a past director and ambassador for the Ansar Shrine Center of Springfield. Greg was a Past President of the Quincy Shrine Club, past treasurer of the Ansar Belgian Hitch and a Past member of the Royal Order of Jesters.
Above all, though, Greg’s greatest love besides his love for his family…was hot rod cars.
In addition to his wife Linda, Greg is survived by:
HIS CHILDREN: Kim Lawrence of Quincy and Darin Howe (Shae) of Denver, NC
GRANDCHILDREN: Zachary Carstens (Sydney), Olivia Howe, Jilian Howe and Cameron Howe.
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN: Turner and Knoll Carstens
ONE SISTER: Sandy Williams (Ken) of St. Louis, MO.
Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.
Greg was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Charles Howe III along with his wife Shirley.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, October 3, 2023 at 10:30 AM in St. Edward Catholic Church in Mendon. Interment in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday, October 2, 2023 from 4:00 until 7:00 PM at the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home in Quincy. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Edward Catholic Church, Shriners Children’s Hospital, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Quincy Notre Dame or to the Blessing Foundation for Hospice. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.