Howard William Connelly
Howard William Connelly went home to be with Jesus on May 10th, 2021, from his home in Renton, WA where he lived with his wife JoAnn. Howard was born to William and Edna Connelly of Lawton, ND on September 9th, 1938. He graduated Valedictorian from Lawton High School and went on to UND in Grand Forks, ND majoring in engineering. Howard married JoAnn Skalicky in 1962 and moved to Seattle, WA after accepting a position with Boeing Commercial Airplane. Eventually they moved to Renton, WA where they raised their 3 children. He loved spending time with his family, especially at Roosevelt Lake in the summer. Retiring after 34 ½ years, he pursued his interests in music, restoring old cars and traveling. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Renton. His kind ways touched so many.
Howard was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife JoAnn, daughter Sue (Brian) McGee, sons Cary Connelly and Kent (Maria) Connelly, 8 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and his sisters Kathleen McCaig and Edith (Nick) Nash.