Howard J. Vetter

Born: Wed., Nov. 9, 1932
Died: Thu., Apr. 5, 2018


4:00 PM to 7:30 PM, Mon., Apr. 09, 2018
Location: Woodland Hills Funeral Home

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Tue., Apr. 10, 2018
Location: Holy Rosary Catholic Church

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 AM Tue., Apr. 10, 2018
Location: Holy Rosary Catholic Church

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    Howard J. Vetter, Chairman and co-founder of Vetter Stone Company and resident of Lake Washington, died Thursday, April 5, 2018.
    Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in North Mankato, with Father Paul van de Crommert, Celebrant.
    Visitation will be held 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Monday at Woodland Hills Funeral Home in Mankato. Visitation will continue one hour before services Tuesday at the church. Private interment services will be held at Woodland Hills.
    Howard was born November 9, 1932 in Kasota, MN to Paul Sr. and Anna (Binder) Vetter.
He is survived by his special friend, Diane Brennan; children, Bob (Chris) Vetter of Lake Washington, Teresa Vetter of North Mankato, Donn (Lois) Vetter of Mankato, Mary Vetter Benedict of Lilydale, Ron (Cindy) Vetter of Lake Washington; 20 grandchildren, and brother, Willard Vetter of Mankato.
    He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Joyce; daughter, Ann; 2 brothers, Walter and Paul Jr.; sons-in law, Jack Benedict and Randy Miller. Arrangements by Woodland Hills Funeral Home of Mankato (507-387-5504). In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Mayo Clinic Health Systems Palliative Care or donor’s choice.

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PICCO Engineering
   Posted Sun April 08, 2018
Sincerely Sympathy

Michael Picco
   Posted Sun April 08, 2018

SENTIMENTAL THOUGHTS was sent by PICCO Engineering.

Sincere Sympathy PICCO Engineering

Larry & Mary Stenzel
   Posted Sun April 08, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Vetter family in the loss of their Father, Howard. I used to babysit for the children of Howard and Joyce many years ago, so I knew them well. God's love and peace be with all of you at this time. Larry & Mary Stenzel, Decatur, TX

James Hieb
   Posted Mon April 09, 2018
Thoughts and prayers to the entire Vetter family!

Tony Malisani family
   Posted Mon April 09, 2018
Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time.

Monica Gawet, Tennessee Marble Company
   Posted Mon April 09, 2018
Our sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers to the Vetter family at this time of loss.

Mark E. Cipos
   Posted Mon April 09, 2018
The world has lost a great human being.....but was blessed to have him in the time we did. My deepest condolences to the entire Vetter family.

Peter Borchert
   Posted Mon April 09, 2018
What a wonderful life he lead an inspiration to everyone. He will be missed.

Michael Prokop
   Posted Tue April 10, 2018
Condolences to the Vetter Family on the passing of Howard. I worked for Howard in Mankato, and in Russellville, AL. He was a man that I could look to for answers...we didn't always agree on the answers, but he at least had an answer. He was a gentleman, he will be missed, but never forgotten.

Tom Van Etten
   Posted Wed April 11, 2018
I am sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

   Posted Wed May 30, 2018
Sorry for your loss!

   Posted Wed May 30, 2018

TABLE BASKET was sent by Antoine.

Sorry for your loss, which is also mine! God bless you all.

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