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Darcy L. Howen

June 10, 1959 ~ August 23, 2017 (age 58)

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Darcy L. Howen 1959 – 2017

 Darcy L. Howen, 58, of Rockford, IL, passed away on 8-23-17. He was born to Bud and Nancy Howen on June 10, 1959 in Williston, ND. He graduated from New Auburn High School, as well as attended Rockhurst and Rockford College, and served in the United States Air Force.

Darcy was the owner of Petland. He was devout in his faith and a member of the Lutheran Church. He enjoyed helping others, riding his Harley, spending time with his dogs and watching the Green Bay Packers. Most importantly, Darcy cherished his family and friends, and will be greatly missed by all.

Darcy is survived by his Wife of 24 years, Donna Howen; Daughters Melissa (Nick) Howen, Allison Howen and Jody Gulley; Son, Russell (Joanna) Sedgwick; Grandson, Jax Souvestke; Grandaughters, Jaylin and Jordyn Gulley; Sister, Kim (Phil) Vaughn; Brother, Kevin (Aleatha) Howen; Nephews Kyler (Janet) Vaughn, Preston Vaughn and Shawn Howen; and Niece Kayla (Brae) Cindric. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Bradley.

            A private service will be held for the family, with a celebration of his life being held at Brewsky’s, 4414 Charles Street, Rockford, IL  on Thursday, August 31th from 6pm-8pm.


 Service Information

Celebration of Life
August 31, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
4414 Charles Street
Rockford, IL 61108

Private family services to be held

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