Beloved Husband, Father
Grandfather & Friend
Passed away on March 23rd, 2013. Howard joins his Parents, Elvin and Alpha Vaala and his Sister, Mary. He is survived by his Loving Wife, Francesca; Daughters, Monica (Tony) Sanders and Amanda Ressler; Grandchildren, Garrett, Chandler, Harrison, Magna, Ezme and Andrew. He is also survived by his Sister, Ellen Boe and Brother, Leslie Vaala; One Niece, Nephews and Many Wonderful Friends. Howard was a man who knew something about everything and was always there to lend a hand. He loved to fish, golf, was our computer guru and was active in the Loyal Order of the Moose. He will be deeply missed by all. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, March 29 at 11:00 AM at Zion Lutheran Church, 8500 Hillside Trail in Cottage Grove with a Gathering of Family and Friends one hour prior. An Evening Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 28 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Wulff Woodbury Funeral Home, 2195 Woodlane Drive in Woodbury.