2013-02-23 / Obituaries

Howard H. Jasper

Howard H. Jasper, 72, of Baltimore, passed away February 19, 2013, at his residence.

Howard was born March 8, 1940, in Columbus, to the late Horace and Loumetta Snyder Jasper. He was a member of the Baltimore VFW and was a retired Chief in the United States Air Force.

Howard is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mary Jasper of Baltimore; daughter, Melissa (Paul) Smith of Mt. Vernon; sons, James (Tina) Jasper of Baltimore, Joseph (Marie) Jasper of Bremen, and John (Sarah) Jasper of Palmer, Alaska; grandchildren, Michael (Rachel) Jasper, Gary Durtschi, Jonathon Jasper, Kristopher Durtschi, Corey Jasper, Jamie Jasper, Juliet Jasper, Rebekah Jasper, Dakota Durtschi, Anastasia Jasper, Samantha Jasper, and Petra Jasper; great grandson, Colin Jasper; brothers, Robert Jasper of Columbus, Ralph Jasper of Biloxi, Mississippi, and Harry (Diane) Jasper of South Carolina; brother in law, Lonnie (Dawn) Looman; and several nieces and nephews. Howard was preceded in death by his parents; and a son, Howard H. Jasper Jr.

Funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, February 22, 2013, the Johnson-Smith Funeral Home, 207 S. Main St., Baltimore, with Pastor Ed Wright officiating. Burial will follow at Floral Hills Memory Gardens where the Wright Patterson Base Honor Guard will conduct military graveside services. Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 pm Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be given in Howards name to the American Cancer Society ,Central Region- Fair, 870 Michigan Avenue, Columbus OH 43215.

To send condolences and sign the online register, please visit: www.funeralhome.com

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