Ida Mae Howell

Ida Mae Howell


Rock Stream: Ida Mae Howell, age 91, of Rock Stream, NY died Sunday August 4, 2019 at Strong Memorial Hospital, in Rochester, N.Y.

Friends are invited to calling hours from 5:00 - 8:00 pm Thursday (Aug. 8) at the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water Street, Dundee; where her funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Friday (Aug. 9) with Rev. Beckie Laumeier officiating. Burial will follow in Tyrone Union Cemetery, Tyrone.

Memorial contributions may be made to Tyrone Volunteer Fire Dept., P.O. Box 69, Tyrone, NY 14887, or the charity of the donor's choice.

Ida Mae was born August 30, 1927 in Albion, NY and became the daughter of the late Roy and Edith {Palmer} Ribble. She graduated from Dundee Central School in 1946. On Oct. 26, 1946 in the home she would raise her family in Rock Stream, NY she married the late Alfred L. Howell; who passed away on the day after their 54 wedding anniversary, Oct. 27, 2000.

She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother; who worked as a self-employed, farmer for most of her life; raising sheep, working with horses, and trucking cattle. Mrs. Howell was a member of former member of Home Bureau, a Schuyler County 4-H Horse leader, rode Horse Patrol for Watkins Glen Race Track Events, enjoyed growing flowers, quilting, and making pillows for all of her grandchildren.

She is loved and will be dearly missed by her 3 sons, Harry (Filomena) Howell of Webster, A.J. (Elaine) Howell of Bath, Roy (Kelly) Howell of Dundee; 2 daughters Veronica Perry of Rock Stream, Roxanne (Brian) Allen of Dundee; 7 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; 2 sisters in law Jean Howell and Rose Howell both of Dundee; along with numerous nieces and nephews; and especially by her beloved Border Collie "Lucky".

Besides her parents, and husband, she was pre-deceased by a brother Donald Ribble, and her son in law John Perry.

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