July 3, 1950 – June 30, 2021
Joanne Melody Howells, a Colorado Springs resident, passed away Wednesday, June 30, 2021.
Joanne was born on July 3, 1950 to William John Howells and Gurli (Larsen) Howells in Albany, New York. She earned her master’s degree and was a public school teacher.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Colorado Springs and enjoyed computer games.
She is survived by a sister, Gail Jones; two brothers, Guy Howells and Tracy Howells; and 3 nieces and 1 nephew and their children; Dominique Marshall, and children Ana, Christian, Larenzo, Celine, Dominique, and Melody; Jennifer Mark (Howells) and Ayla; Jason Howells, and children, Cailee, Carter, and Chloe, Sarah Dunn and Luca Choate. She was preceded in death by a brother, Peter Howells; and her parents.
Memorials in Joanne’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, alz.org.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at Shrine of Remembrance “America the Beautiful” Chapel, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80910. Private interment will be at Fairview Cemetery in Fountain, Colorado.