Eleanor Doris Howay, 81, of Ossineke passed away Friday, July 19, 2019, at her home surrounded by family.

Eleanor Doris Gohl was born on July 24, 1937, to the late Guy and Sarah (Hawley) Gohl and married Donald Howay on Aug. 6, 1955. He preceded her in death on March 26, 2006. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting and spending time with her grandchildren.

Surviving are three sons, Douglas Howay, Kenneth (Tammy) Howay, Bruce Howay; two daughters-in-law, JoAnn Howay, Dana Howay; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; three siblings, Tom (Gloria) Gohl, Dora Frey, Betty Wirgau; several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Howay was preceded in death by two sons, Jerry Howay, Danny Howay; two grandchildren; six siblings, Eileen Hollebeck, Gloria Landry, Robert Gohl, Jean Hackel, Grace Wysocki and Delynn Wirgau.

A family gathering will take place at her home on Aug 17, 2019, starting at 1 p.m. Cremation arrangements have been handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.