Troy A. Howes
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Troy A. Howes, age 49, of Yankton, South Dakota, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at his residence.

Memorial services are 11:00 AM, on Monday, September 28, 2015 at the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home in Yankton with Reverend Clyde Teel officiating. Inurnment will be at the Milltown Cemetery in rural Parkston, South Dakota at a later date. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the memorial service on Monday.

Honorary pallbearers are Jade Boone, Blake Howes, Brian Horstmann, Robyn Horstmann, Scott Horstmann and Randy Ernesti.

Troy was born August 10, 1966 in Parkston, South Dakota to Arnie and Sharon (Uhrich) Howes. When he was four years old, the family moved to O'Neill, Nebraska. Troy attended O'Neill High School where he played football. After school, he moved to Norfolk, Nebraska and worked at Freezer Services, then Norfolk Iron and Metal and also drove truck for several different trucking companies. On March 1, 1990, Troy married Connie Cedar. They moved to Yankton in 2003 and Troy started his own catering business called Tiny's BBQ. He loved cooking and won several BBQ competitions. Troy also enjoyed fishing, driving truck and was a big Husker and NASCAR fan. Troy treasured the company of his two dogs, Jack and Jill. He loved his nieces and nephews and spending time with his family.

Troy is survived by his wife, Connie Howes of Yankton; sister, Renee (Gavin) Strong of Springfield, SD; two aunts, Mary Uhrich of Yankton and Donna Stainbrook of Milltown, SD; father-in-law, William Cedar of Creighton, NE; sister-in-law, Teresa (Bruce) Horstmann of Orchard, NE; and many nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

Troy was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents




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Connie, Renea and family was so sorry to hear of Troy passing what a shock and so young. The saying is God only takes the best and we knew Troy as the best. There will be lots of memories. He will be harassing your parents I am almost sure of that. You all have our deepest sympathy and God's Blessing to all...

Ted & Judy Vesely


Prayers go out to you and your family. You are in our thoughts during this very difficult time.

Mike & Theresa Good


I went to school with Troy and he was always a happy go lucky guy. This is so sad. Prayers to his family

Jodi (Scott) Hyde


Rest in peace my friend. Sending prayers of comfort and support to the loved ones you leave behind.

Shimil Ball


Renee and family, I am sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family.

Andria Newton


I am an old classmate of Troys, knew his parents n sister. I am also from Inman, NE. I am so very sorry for his family's loss. God Bless You all. Take care of each other.

Shelia Summers


My thoughts and prayers to the family. I have known Troy since I was very young. We grew up and went to church together and did a lot of things with his family after church and many other things. He will be missed dearly.

Carol Lawerence Rostberg


Connie, I am so very sorry for your loss. May God wrap his arms around you & bring you comfort during this difficult time. Hugs & Love

Barbara (Severson)


Renee, so sorry for your loss, I think often of you and your family. Like the time we went to the world horseshoe tournament in Spearfish. John and Jackie Strong

John Strong


Connie, Renae Gavin and family....Our love and prayers surround you all. He was very special to us and our family.

Our Love, Paul and Nancy Nelson


Connie, Renee and families, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time, our parents lived in Inman and were good friends with Arnie and Sharon. May God bless you all.

Rita Kohl


Renee.. Sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.

Brian Kelley


Renee, So sorry for your loss. Was a classmate of Troys in O'Neill. I haven't seen him since high school. He was a good friend and always had such a big smile on his face. Again so sorry for your loss and at such a young age.

Diane Neuharth Yankton SD


All my sympathy to Troy's family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless you all.

Louise Sparks


We are so sorry for your loss.

Dave & Jill Brodersen


Dear Connie and Renee and Gavin and family,

We are so sorry to hear of Troy's death. May the Lord be with you.

Ned & Linelle Kelley


Mary - So sorry to hear of the loss of your nephew. Many Prayers & Hugs to you & the entire Family.

Connie K. Luke


Connie, Doug and I are so sorry for loss. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers!

Doug & Rhonda Bauer


Our sympathies to the family. We knew the Howes Family when we lived in O'Neill and went to the same church.

Jim and Peggy Carr-Cathy and Mike


Connie & family: Sorry to hear about the loss of Troy. He was so young. You are in my thoughts & prayers to you.

Rhonda Mallard,Amanda,Joshua & Isaiah


Connie, and Family

I am so sorry for your loss

I lost track of you after you left good old BC My thoughts and prayers are with you for your peace

Jim Feyerherm (Jims Amoco,BC)


My family would like to send sincere condolences to the Howes family for the loss of your dear loved one. May you find comfort and hope from the bible promise at Isaiah 25:8. Pray constantly, avoid isolation, and lean on God as you cope during this most difficult time.

Richardson Family


Troy will be miss! I knew Troy, Renee and their parents. Me and brother John stayed at the Howes. They were good family friends to the Hendricks Family.

Christina Hendricks


Connie, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Pam (Dobias) Tramp


Connie, and Family.

So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family,At this most difficult time.

John Severson


Connie and family,

So sorry to hear of Troy's passing. Really wish we could make it to the funeral, but that will not be possible. We send our deepest condolences and pray that God's peace and love will sustain you over the coming weeks.

Tim and Mary Pauza and John Severson


Connie - I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Stacy (Fischer) Homan


To Renee & Connie & Family,,

So sorry about the loss of Troy ,, he will be missed by many that cared & luv him .... May God be with you all in time of your grieving .... He will now be with his Mom & Dad , I knew Arnie when I worked with him at Ebys Inc.. Back in the olden days ....May he now R.I.P

R & S Jensen


Renee and family ... Sad to hear about Troy. May God be with you and give you strength and peace.

Judith (Lawrence) Lloyd


Connie: So sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts & prayers

Linda K (Walmart)


Connie so sorry to hear of Troy's passing. He is in a better place now with no pain and no trouble breathing. My deepest sympathy.

Kim Hively , RN

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