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Beuford A Howell

September 15, 1944 ~ November 20, 2020 (age 76)


Beuford A. Howell Age 76 of Viroqua passed away at home on November 20th, 2020 surrounded by family.  Beuford was born on September 15th, 1944 in Viroqua to Fred and Jessie (Everson) Howell. He was raised in Purdy Valley where he attended Purdy Country school until the 8th grade when he started hauling milk.   Beuford married Delorse “Dolly” Sidie on October 28th, 1967 at Bad Axe Lutheran Church.  He hauled canned milk to the Viroqua Creamery, worked at the Viroqua Whey plant, and drove semis hauling milk until retiring in 2015.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping with Delorse in their motorhomes.  He enjoyed spending time with his family.    

He is survived by his children, Allen Howell, Darlene Running and David Kamprud; grandchildren, Cody Howell, Justin (Dawn) Running, Tonya (Shaun) Mickelson, Eric Kamprud, and Jill (Paco) Rondeau; 13 great-grandchildren including Bailey Howell.  He is further survived by his brothers Jim and Karl Howell.  His sisters Eloda Penchi, Sylvia Howell, Sandy (Paul) Pedretti, Jill (Marvin) Bailey and Eunice Hastings, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Beuford was preceded in death by his wife Dolly; son-in-law Richard Running;  his parents; his in-laws Chancy and Doris Sidie; his brothers Frederick ‘Pete’, Martin, Joe, Silas, Veldo and Myron; and infant sister Juliettte. 

Visitation will be on Wednesday November 25th from 4-7p.m. at the Thorson Funeral Home in Viroqua.  Burial will be held in the Viroqua Cemetery at a later date. 

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November 25, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Thorson Funeral Home
856 South Rusk Ave
Viroqua, WI 54665

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