Age 76 of Maplewood, passed away peacefully with family at his side on September 18, 2022.
Howard grew up in St. Paul and served in the U.S. Army from 1964-1966 in the 179th Signal Platoon. He then served in the US Army Reserves until 1970. Howard was a boisterous individual who loved to joke around. He was kind hearted and cared about his family. Howard worked for over 30 years as a MTC bus driver and instructor. Howard spoke often about how he enjoyed getting together with friends and MTC retirees for breakfast or lunch.
Howard is preceded in death by his foster parents, Otto and Grace Altman; brother Harry (Connie) Osterkamp; and nephew David Osterkamp.
He is survived by his loving family: children Daniel (Kelli) Osterkamp of Waconia, Anne Osterkamp Knops (Special Friend Keith Parris) of Buffalo; brother Lawrence (Connie) Osterkamp; sister Susan (John) Bahrke; foster brother David Altman; grandchildren: Shawn (Arielle) Osterkamp, Joshua Osterkamp, Matthew Schoenke, Haley Schoenke, and Carson Osterkamp; great-grandchild Liam Osterkamp; nieces: Kristine Osterkamp, Karla Osterkamp, Amanda Bahrke nephews: Tony Bahrke, Michael Bahrke, other relatives and friends.
A Celebration of Life will be held on October 2, 2022 at 1 PM at the Cremation Society of MN, 1979 Old Hudson Rd., St. Paul, MN 55119
A Memorial Tree was planted for Howard
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Cremation Society Of Minnesota | St. Paul