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Howard D. Nussbaum

September 2, 2014

    Howard D. “Howdy” Nussbaum, 86, Monroe, passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Swiss Village in Berne.
    He was born in Adams County March 24, 1928, to the late Edwin and Ora (Baumgartner) Nussbaum. On Jan. 10, 1953, Howdy married Eloise L. (Smith) Nussbaum. The couple enjoyed 61 years of marriage; she survives.
    Howdy was a member of Cross Community Church in Berne. He served his country in the United States Army, stationed in Germany during the Korean War. He worked construction for 32 years, then became a custodian for 18.5 years at Adams Central Community Schools, retiring in 2002.
    Among survivors are one son, Dr. Michael L. (Nancy) Nussbaum of Jenkintown, Pa.; one sister, Jean Neuenschwander of Berne; four grandchildren, Brian (Beth), Elizabeth, Daniel and Michelle Nussbaum; and one great-grandson, Braden Nussbaum.
    He was preceded in death by one son, Steven J. Nussbaum; and a brother, Kenyon.
    Funeral services were be held at 10 a.m. today at Cross Community Church. Burial was in M.R.E. Cemetery in Berne. Pastors Chris Kruchkow and Jay Carter officiated.
    Memorials may be made to the Cross Community Church.
    Online condolences may be made at

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