Age 82, of Manawa, went to his heavenly home on Friday, August 29, 2014 at Bethany Home in Waupaca. He was born on April 28, 1932 in Manawa, son of the late Francis and Evelyn (Thoma) Bozile. Howard graduated from Little Wolf High School with the Class of 1950. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He worked for Sturm Foods in Manawa for many years. Howard enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping and gardening. He also loved to read. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Manawa. He is survived by his sister: Betty Whalen, Stevens Point; also nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother-in-law George Whalen. The Funeral Mass for Howard will be held on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Manawa with Fr. Amalraj Roche officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. A visitation for Howard will be held directly at the church on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the Mass.