Howard Lee Kneeshaw, 95, of Alpena passed away at home on Saturday, November 4, 2023, embraced by family.
Howard was born on May 6, 1928, in Ossineke to the late Lawrence and Alza (Robillard) Kneeshaw. On January 15, 1955, he married the love of his life, Patricia Lindauer. They were married for 60 years before her passing away on October 17, 2015. Howard loved to golf, play cards, and go to the casino. His other pastime was to watch the Detroit Tigers and Detroit Lions, no matter how good or bad they played. Mr. Kneeshaw was a member of All Saints Parish.
Surviving are his 2 daughters, Eloise Bischoff, Linda (Kraig) Klimczak; 5 grandchildren, Sarah (Tyler) Hougaboom, Joshua (Emily) Bischoff, Tyler (Brooke) Bishcoff, Garrett Kneeshaw, Michael (Shawna) Bischoff; 6 great grandchildren, Colton, Lauren, Benjamin, Karter, Aurora, Rosalee; 2 sisters-in-law, Mary Kneeshaw, Shirley Kneeshaw; several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Kneeshaw was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Lawrence Kneeshaw, Donald Kneeshaw, Leon Kneeshaw; 3 sisters, Lottie Beaudion, Pearl Gagnon and Shirley Kneeshaw.
Visitation will take place on Tuesday at St. Anne Church of All Saints Parish from 10 a.m. until time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 12 p.m. with Rev. Tyler Bischoff officiating. Military honors will be accorded him following Mass by VFW Alpena Post 2496. Arrangements are being handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.
Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery
Memorials: Second Chance Animal Shelter or Hospice of Michigan