Etoile F. Howard

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Etoile Florence Howard, 92, of Lehigh Acres, Fla., passed away on Friday, June 29, 2018 at her home. Etoile was born October 23, 1925 in Grand Ledge, a daughter of Charles and Zola (Miller) Sattler.  She worked at Wilcox-Gay in Charlotte, and also McLean’s silk screening in Lansing. She enjoyed many things in her life, especially motorcycle riding, hunting, fishing, camping, Tip Up Town and her little dog, Bella.

Etoile is survived by her children, Kathy Eastman, Dina Boyd, Judy Reed, Cindy (Jim) Shaver, and Lynda Keith; daughter-in-law, Kathy Priesman; a very close family friend, Trish Smith; many grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Howard; sons, Michael Priesman and Dennis Sisco; son-in-law, Vern Reed; sisters, Trellis Schneider and Wanda Martin; and her parents.

A private graveside service will be held at Pioneer Cemetery in Grand Ledge.

If desired, the family suggests memorial contributions to Eaton Community Palliative Care.

Friends and family are encouraged to share memories of Etoile on her tribute page at