Howard Titterington

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Funeral services for Howard Titterington, 85, of rural Milford, will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 9, 2012, at First Lutheran Church in West Okoboji. Interment will be at Little Sioux Cemetery in rural Milford. Mr. Titterington passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at his home.

Interment was at Little Sioux Lutheran Cemetery in Milford, Iowa

Howard Lewis Titterington was born May 28, 1927, to Vernon and Coila (Jeppeson) Titterington at the home of his grandparents, Dan and Effie Jeppeson. He graduated from Milford Public School in May, 1945. Howard then continued his education at Iowa State College, Ames, Ia.

Howard and Roseana (Johnson) were married at Little Sioux Lutheran Church, rural Milford, on June 22, 1948. This union was blessed with their three children, Steven, Sheryl and Tim.

Howard enjoyed serving the community, including being a 4-H leader, serving in the church, being a dedicated bus driver for the Milford/Okoboji schools. He also served Dickinson County as a leader in different capacities including the original Dickinson County Landfill, Dickinson County Council of Government, and serving as Mayor of West Okoboji for many years. Most of all, Howard loved being known as a Farmer and took great pride in being a salesman for Pioneer Seed.

Howard died June 6, 2012, at his residence in Milford.

Left to cherish the memory of Howard are his wife, Roseana; children: Steven (Diane), Sheryl (Mike) Thu, Tim (Rhonda); 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Marcia Whitney; other relatives and friends whose lives Howard has touched.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be sent to