Howard D. Kaough

June 25, 1921 - January 29, 2018

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Howard D. Kaough, 96, of Avilla was reunited in Heaven with Flora, his beloved wife of 69 years, on Monday, January 29, 2018, at 10:45 p.m. at Presence Sacred Heart Home, Avilla.

He was born June 25, 1921, in Fort Wayne to Thomas Edward and Augusta (Dicke) Kaough.

On September 2, 1943, he married Mary Flora Bazzinett. She preceded him in death on October 2, 2012.

Mr. Kaough was the plant manager for Essex Wire in Fort Wayne and retired as quality control manager from the company, which was then known as Essex International.

He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Kendallville and, for the last several years had been attending chapel services at Presence Sacred Heart Home in Avilla.

He was a loving father to three daughters, Victoria (Robert) Woenker of Fort Wayne, Barbara (Cephas) Sutton of Kendallville, and Deborah Boggs of Big Long Lake; and two sons, Richard (Jacqueline) Kaough of St. Petersburg, Florida, and James (Deborah) Kaough of Wolcottville. He was also grandfather to eight grandchildren, Krissa (Ron) Keys of Fort Wayne, Nathaniel Woenker of Fort Wayne, Amanda Woenker of Fort Wayne, Angela (Tim) Dhillon of Fort Wayne, Jason (Cristy) Sutton of Kendallville, Jasten (Adam) Tuttle of Rome City, Jessica Kaough of Wolcottville, and Elizabeth (Paul) Newman of Rehoboth, Massachusetts; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Edith Salzer and Helen Kaough.

Private funeral services will be held at Presence Sacred Heart Home in Avilla with Father Dave Carkenord and Tom Novy officiating. Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery, Kendallville.

Preferred memorials are to Parkview Noble Hospice or to the Humane Society of Noble County.

Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Tina Haney Armstrong
February 12th, 2018 2:49pm

God comfort you. You're in my thoughts and prayers.

Betty OHearn
February 11th, 2018 5:35am
St Petersburg Fl

I lived next to Dick and Flora for many years on Treasure Island. I remember him walking everyday and Flora making popcorn at night. Dick and I talked about 5 years ago. He cried for Flora. So sorry for your loss.

Tonya Dempsey
February 4th, 2018 2:20am

I'm so sorry to all of your family on the passing of such a sweet man..prayers to all of you!

Hal and Cheryl Barker
February 2nd, 2018 5:23pm

So sorry to hear of your loss. Dick was such a gentle man, always enjoyed talking with him. Thoughts and prayers to all of you at this time.

Dan Lash
February 2nd, 2018 1:31pm
Rome Cith

Deb, Sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts at this time.