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Howard Harold Woods

June 14, 1929 ~ March 10, 2021 (age 91)


Howard H. Woods, 91, of the Lake Geneva Area passed away on March 10th, 2021 at Burlington Hospital.

Born Howard Harold Woods on June 14th, 1929 to the late Harold and Ellen (Engblom) Woods in Michigan.  Howard was married to Joyce Lorraine Mangles in Iron River, Michigan.

Howard, or Woody as he was known to friends and family, moved to Lake Geneva in 1955.  Woody was a Mason, a youth basketball coach, loved to go swimming at the Y.M.C.A. and a Torch Bearer for Carthage College.  Woody was a proud member of the Speedo’s Harborside Café Coffee Club.  Woody was a coach for the Immanuel Lutheran Basketball Team, he worked at the Lake Geneva Raceway, and he was a ticket taker at the Lake Geneva Railroad Station.

Woody is survived by his wife, Joyce: 3 children: Don (Mary) Woods of Massachusetts, Dave (Janet) Woods of Antioch, Illinois, and Mike (Ruth) Woods of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.  9 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, and one sister: Clarice Arnell of Mountain Home, Idaho also survives Woody.

Services for woody will be held on June 14, 2021 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Lake Geneva at 2:00pm.  Visitation will be held from 1:00pm till the time of service at the Church.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy the family has asked that you make a donation in Woody’s name to the Lake Geneva Y.M.C.A. or to the Alzheimer’s association.  Links have been provided below for your convenience. 

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Derrick Funeral Home is honored to be assisting Woody’s family.

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Services are to be announced

Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church
700 N Bloomfield Road
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin 53147


Geneva Lakes Family YMCA
203 Wells St. Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Lake Geneva WI 53147
Tel: 1-262-248-6211

Alzheimer's Foundation of America
322 Eighth Ave., 7th fl., New York NY 10001
Tel: 1-866-232-8484

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