Memorial service for Howard Jack Ille, Sr. 87 of Grandfield will be at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 31, 2020 at Gray Funeral Home in Grandfield, Oklahoma.
On Friday January 24, 2020, Howard Jack Ille Sr., loving husband, father, and grandfather passed away at the age of 87.
Howard was born on February 22, 1932 in Loveland, Oklahoma to Paul and Mabel Ille. Howard proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corp and was a veteran of the Korean War. He was a brave and loyal soldier, and was discharged in 1954 with full honors.
He married Juanita on January 5, 1972 in Henrietta, Texas. Howard had a love of farming and animals. He and Juanita spent many hard-working years on their family farm in Grandfield, Oklahoma. Howard loved to rescue and care for animals and would feed any stray that needed help.
Howard was preceded in death by his father and mother, his brothers Paul Jr, Robert, and sister Theresa.
He is survived by his wife Juanita, sister Linda, his children, Frank and wife Deborah, Earnest and wife Cinnamon, Karl and wife Joey, Jack and wife Marisa, Chris and wife Cindy, Linda and husband Virgil, Cindy and husband Anthony, Anita, and many cousins, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
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