Rolland Harold Howlett
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Rolland Harold Howlett
  • February 10, 1915 - June 9, 2011
  • Angwin, California

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Rolland H. Howlett was born in Danville, MI in 1915. He attended and completed 12 grades in 10 years at Cedar Lake Academy and completed a BA degree in Modern Languages from Emaunuel Missionary College (now Andrews University)in 1937. Following graduation he went to Saigon, French Indo-China where, during his four years there he established the first Adventist School and Press and taught French and Vietnamese. He left Saigon two weeks after the arrival of the Japenese troops. From 1948-1953 he worked for the Los Angeles Times while completing his Masters Degree in French from UCLA. He was then called to Monterey Bay Academy to teach and later became it's second principal. From there he became principal of Sandia View Academy and then to Puerto Rico as president of Antillian College. He arrived at Pacific Union College in 1974 where he became the foreman of the composing room of the PUC Press until his retirement in 1980. In addition he taught ESL and French for 3 1/2 years. While in retirement he went to Haiti and Eastern Africa to assist them in their educational needs. During his life he invested time in the Far Eastern Division, Inter-American Division, Eastern Africa and the North American Division. He outlived four wives and is survived by his two daughters, Pat O'Neil and Louise Driver, son in-law Don Driver, five grandchildren, four great grandchildren all of Idaho.

A memorial service will be held on August 6 at 4:00 p.m. in the Scales Chapel at Pacific Union College.
Memorial gifts can be sent to Monterey Bay Academy or Pacific Union College. State, for Howlett Memorial.

Arrangements under the direction of Morrison Funeral Chapel, St. Helena, CA.