Rebecca Johnloz Howard
Rebecca Johnloz Howard
  • November 6, 1939 - February 13, 2017
  • Bloomington, Indiana

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Rebecca Johnloz Howard, 77 of Bloomington died Monday, February 13, 2017 in Autumn Hills Health Care. She was born November 6, 1939 in Bluffton, IN to Remington Allen Johnston II and Betty Plessinger Johnston. She had been an elementary school teacher and later enjoyed motherhood and community service and involvement.

Survivors include her children, David (Mandy) K. Johnloz II of Nashville, Jennifer (Jim) Johnloz Price of Bloomington and Christopher (Jana) A. Johnloz of Prague CZ; step children Bill (Lynn) Howard of Nashville and Luke (Linnie) Howard of Fayetteville, AK; seven grandchildren, Ryan Price, Allison Price, Wylie Poling, Landon Johnloz, Andrew Johnloz, Bill Howard and Bailey (Sarah) Howard; a great grandchild Ailey; and a brother, Remington A. Johnston III of Ft. Wayne. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, David K. Johnloz MD; her second husband William Howard MD; and a step son, Andy Howard.

Memberships include Tri Kappa, Kappa Alpha Theta, President of the Monroe County YMCA Board, Meals on wheels, Monroe County Medical Alliance and was involved with the start up the Brown County YMCA. She enjoyed spending time with friends and family, being an avid fan and supporter of I. U. sports, traveling, her life in Brown County and the sunsets in Boca Grande, FL with her Boca Buddies. Her travels took her to Easter Island and she was able to hike and raft the Grand Canyon twice. She will be missed by many, as she loved being with people.

Funeral Services are scheduled for Friday, February 17, 2017 at 11:00 AM in Nashville Christian Church with Pastor Patrick Glasser officiating. There will be a private burial at a later date. Visitation is scheduled for Thursday, February 16th from 4:00 - 8:00 PM in Day & Deremiah-Frye Funeral Home, 4150 E. Third St. and one hour prior to services in the church.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to the Monroe County YMCA, P.O. Box 2598, Bloomington, IN 47402 or to Bloomington Hospital Foundation, Johnloz Memorial, P. O. Box 1149, Bloomington, IN 47402.