August 26th, 1932 – Monday, January 14, 2008
Community Center in Agency Vil
Tuesday, January 15th, 2008
Howard E. Derby, age 75, of Browns Valley, Minnesota.
He was born in Sisseton on August 26, 1932 the son of Solomon & Julia Pahn Derby. As a young man he attended the Pipestone Indian School. He enjoyed driving his car, watching movies, visiting with people, especially with his son Howard.
Survived by son: Howard E. Derby of Bristol, South Dakota, a grandson: Aidan Fox Derby; a brother: Roman Derby of Peever; numerous nieces and nephews; loving grandchildren & great grandchildren, especially Lucille.
Preceded in death by his wife: Myrna Owens, his parents, brothers: Harvey & Matthew Derby, sisters: Ida Jane Larson, Hazel Redday, Lucille Foster, Lydia Goodsell & Verle Nerison.
Funeral services for Howard Derby will be held on Tuesday, January 15th at 2:00 P.M. at The Community Center in Agency Village, South Dakota.
Special music was provided by Billy Kohl, Butch Felix and Ascension Choir.
An all night wake was held on Monday, January 14th beginning at 7:00 P.M.
at The Community Center in Agency Village, South Dakota.
Honorary Casket Bearers were John Derby, Joanne Wilson, Esther Wilson, Carol White, Chuck Derby and all of Howard’s friends and relatives.
Casket Bearers were Irvin Dumarce, Jake Haggerty, Kerwin Larwon, Jared Goodsell, Solomon Goodsell and Solomon Derby.