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“Mrs Howe was a strict teacher. I was new to the school, and her class. As soon as I walked in I smelled this over powering smell. The kind of smell...Read More »
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“Fortunately for me, I was blessed to have the opportunity to work with Rosalie on the 6th Grade team at Shawnee Middle School for five years. ...Read More »
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ROSALIE MILLER HOWE, of Fort Wayne died Saturday, Nov. 4, 2006 at home. She was born Aug. 1, 1948 in Angola. She was employed by Fort Wayne Community Schools for 20 years. Her teaching career included stints at Portage, Geyer and Shawnee Middle Schools where she taught science and math. She was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, the NEA, FWEA and ISTA. She attended Wagner, Valparaiso and Lehigh Universities and the University of Illinois where whe received her bachelors and master's degrees. She also studied overseas at Cambridge. She was a supporter of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic and the Civic Theater. Prior to teaching she worked at the Historical Museum and the Fort Wayne Ballet. Surviving are husband, Kenneth W. Howe of Fort Wayne, sisters, Cecilia (Allen) Dennison of Fremont, Sharon (Keith) Cox of Columbia City; brother Thomas (Judy) Fisher of Colon, Michigan; three step children, Rob (Becky) Howe of Wabash, Andrew (Heike) Howe of Orlando, Florida and Holly (Lance) Diffendarfer of Fort Wayne; seven nephews; 11 grand-nieces and nephews, 10 step grandchildren and great-grand nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, George C. Miller, Jr.; and June E. Miller; and a neice, Elizabeth June Dennison. Service is 1 p.m. Thursday at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 917 West Jefferson Blvd. with calling one hour prior. Calling also 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery Auburn. Memorials to Emmanuel Lutheran Church or St. Mary's Soup Kitchen.