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Howard Allen Petracek

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

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Nov. 24, 1934 - Feb. 5, 2010

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Howard Allen Petracek, 75, passed away on Friday (Feb. 5, 2010).

Howard was born on Nov. 24, 1934, in Oberlin, Kan. He worked for United Airlines for 12 years, Frontier Airlines for eight years, and served five years in the Army National Guard. Howard also farmed in Jennings, Kan., for 20 years. He enjoyed traveling all over the world.

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Howard was an avid Kansas State fan. He followed Kansas State football and basketball. Kansas State was where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration in 1956.

Howard is survived by his three children, son, Keith Petracek and wife, Sharon, son, Steve Petracek and wife, Kim and daughter, Sheryl Petracek; his two sisters, Jeanne Hoskins and husband, Herb, and Marcia Wiltfong and husband, Richard; and three grandchildren, Samantha (13) , Alexandra (10) and Zachary (5).

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society.

Fond memories and condolences for the family may be left at www.johnsoncountychapel.com.

Arrangements by D.W. Newcomer's Sons Johnson County Chapel (913) 451-1860.