Howard L. Daiss, 82, of Lexington, Nebraska, died Tuesday, January 10th, 2012, at the Elwood Care Center in Elwood, Nebraska.
Howard was born May 21st, 1929, at Elwood, Nebraska, to Frank and Marie M. (Hess) Daiss.
He was a 1947 graduate of Lexington High School and was united in marriage to Betty Brockway on June 21st, 1953, at Lexington. In 1963, the couple moved to Fremont, Nebraska, until 1970, when they moved to Minnesota. In 1991, the couple returned to Lexington following Howard's retirement. He worked as a Natural Gas Distributor for over 40 years.
Howard was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, an Honor Roll member of the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department, where he served as President in 1961. He and Betty were also active in the Kiwanis Pinochle Club.
He loved woodworking, stained glass creations and quilting.
Survivors include two sons, Michael (Sarah) Daiss of Sheridan, Indiana and Daniel Daiss of Lexington; daughter, Michelle Daiss of Rochester, Minnesota; sister, Shirley Bonser of Bertrand, Nebraska; three grandchildren, Linden, Lauren and Loche Daiss.
Howard was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Betty in 2010; two sisters, Frances Matera and Bonnie Porter and two infant brothers, Marion and Daniel.
Funeral Services were held Saturday, January 14th, 2012, at 10:30 a.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lexington, with Pastors Dean Hanson and Craig Whitson officiating. Burial was in the Greenwood Cemetery at Lexington.
Memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church or the American Heart Association. Please send condolences to the family through: reynoldslovefuneralhome.com.
Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington was in charge of arrangements.