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Deborah Lynn Naimo Miller Howland, 67, of Newaygo, gained her wings on Tuesday, July 30th, 2019. The daughter of Jim & Nancy Naimo, she was born May 29th, 1952 in Grand Rapids.

Deborah loved baking, gardening, and camping at Grand Haven, but her most cherished time was spent with family and friends.

Deborah was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her loving husband of 34 years, John Howland; children, Christine & Richard Wingate, Lisa & Corey Cross, Angela Miller, John & Jennifer Howland, Jessica & Charles Lamange, and Joie & Kurt Hauschild; ten grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; siblings, Jacky VanGessel, Michael Drake, and Teresa Newton; and many other friends and family members.

A celebration of life will be held Sunday, August 11th, 2019 at St. George Peter & Paul’s Aid, 1513 Quarry Avenue N.W., Grand Rapids, 49504 from 3:00 – 6:00 P.M.

The family would like to give a big thank you to Spectrum Health Hospice for the tremendous care they took of Deborah. Instead of flowers, the family would appreciate contributions to Spectrum Health Hospice.

To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Deb’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:

Arrangements are entrusted to Michigan Cremation and Funeral Care, Grand Rapids.


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6 Condolences

  1. Kelly Heath Greydanus on July 31, 2019 at 4:21 pm

    Prayer and my condolences to Chris and her whole family

  2. Tom Konieczki on July 31, 2019 at 5:50 pm

    Rest in peace old neighbor may the perpetual light shine upon you

  3. Lezlie Grinage on July 31, 2019 at 5:57 pm

    I only had the opportunity to meet you once. Thank you for sharing your beautiful granddaughter, Jasmine with our family.

  4. Tim & Lori Dawson on August 1, 2019 at 5:59 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time.

  5. Marlene A Morrison on August 1, 2019 at 10:07 am

    You will be missed, LOVED and never forgotten. The Morrisons Marlene, Alex and Scott

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