At his request, no public services will be held.
Howard was born in Portland, Ore. on March 1, 1925 to Oscar and Viola (Gribble) Hochtritt. He attended and graduated from Lincoln High School in Portland, Ore.
He served in the US Navy from 1943 to 1966 as a Chief Petty Officer.
Howard worked as a security guard for the Federal Reserve Bank in Portland, before he retired and moved to Prineville in 1982. He was a member of the National Rifle Association.
Howard loved guns and was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Howard is survived by the Purkerson’s, the Thompson’s, his friends at Golden Years, and his nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, and two sisters.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of the Ochocos.
Arrangements are in the care of Prineville Funeral Home.
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