Jan Eric “Rick” Howell
Graveside services for Jan Eric “Rick” Howell, 51, Lawrence will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 30, 2015 at Eudora Cemetery. After a long illness Rick passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at his home.
Rick was born November 22, 1964 in Ottawa, KS, the son of John and Connie (Altic) Howell.
He graduated from Eudora High School in 1983 and Flint Hills Vo-tech.
Rick enjoyed camping, gardening and being with friends and family. Rick worked in several nursing homes in the area as Activity Director, CNA and supply clerk. His current employer was with Grace Hospice of Topeka, KS. He has touched so many lives with his smile, hugs and humor. He is preceded in death by his father, maternal and paternal grandparents.
He is survived by his husband, Randy Flowers, Lawrence; his loving mom, Connie Howell, Eudora, KS, children, Branden Flowers (Brittany) Ottawa, KS, Kaitlyn Flowers (Sofie Bien) Ottawa, KS and Kim Sterba Lawrence; Brothers, Darin Howell (Dee Ann), Pete Howell (Cheryl), both of Eudora and one sister, Amanda Howell, Lawrence; three Grandchildren, Izabellah and Kynzlee Flowers and Vayda Sterba; many Nieces, Nephews, Aunts and Uncles and his dog, Maddy.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Grace Hospice and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
The family will greet friends 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Sunday, November 29, 2015 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary-Eudora Chapel.