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Jerry Lee Howay

January 18, 1960 ~ May 12, 2018 (age 58)

Jerry Lee Howay, 58, of Spruce passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018 at home surrounded by his family.

Jerry was born January 18, 1960 in Alpena to Donald and Eleanor (Gohl) Howay. On October 15, 1983 he married JoAnn Lafave. Jerry worked as a mechanic at Alpena Collision retiring in 2004 due to illness. He participated in bump and runs racing with his son and nephew Shawn. Jerry enjoyed mentoring youth at his shop and will be remembered for his kindness to everyone.

Surviving are his wife JoAnn; two children, Brandi (Dennis) Marando, Andy (Kayleigh) Howay; six grandchildren, Tyler, Lee, Tayler, Ellie, Tatum, Tayleigha; mother, Eleanor; three brothers, Kenneth (Tammy) Howay, Douglas Howay, Bruce Howay; sister-in-law, Dana JoAnn Howay; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Howay was preceded in death by his father, Donald; and brother, Danny.

Memorial visitation will take place on Wednesday at Bannan Funeral Home from 2 p.m. until the memorial service at 5 p.m. with Pastor Scott Pfeiffer officiating.