Howard I. Alan

LIVONIA, Mich. – Lieutenant Colonel, Howard I. Alan, U.S. Army Dental Corps, of Livonia, Mich., passed away at age 90 on May 18, 2013.

Howard loved his family and friends, flying, boating, and the Copper Country.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, of 68 years, Irma (Dunderson) Alan.

Howard is survived by his son, Cliff (Lynda) Alan of Traverse City, Mich.; granddaughter, Jessica Alan of Seattle, Wash.; grandson, Bryan Alan of Traverse City, Mich.; brothers, Loyal (Florence) Alaniva of Dearborn Heights, Mich., and Loren Alanson of Traverse City, Mich.; sister, Delphine Gay of Minn.; nephews, Mike Alanson, Howard Alaniva, John Alaniva; nieces, Linda Johnson and Lori Alanson; and friend and caregiver Susan Thomas.

Funeral arrangements are for cremation with future interment in Toivola.

Donations may be made to Angela Hospice: 1400 Newburgh Rd., Livonia, MI 48154.