Howard Sawyer passed away peacefully after a long illness.
Howard was a dedicated and respected career instructor at Winona Area Technical Institute prior to his retirement. Howard will be remembered by friends, former students, and fellow educators as a highly intelligent person gifted with a rare understanding of how things work. A person with a very developed sense of personal purpose and integrity, Howard was a trusted confidant and mentor.
Howard’s wife Betty, children: Bill, Mark, Becky, and extended family remember him as a loving, devoted, and very capable family man.
A lifelong Minnesotan, Howard’s ashes will be returned to his birth place in Southwestern Minn.
Howard served in Europe and the Pacific during World War II.