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Rita E. Howlett

Rita Ellenbrand Howlett, 77, Borden, died Sunday, April 6, 2008, in New Albany.
She attended St. Joseph Hill Catholic Church in Sellersburg.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, George Howlett, and a sister, Irene Ellenbrand.
Survivors include three sons, Wayne and Calvin Howlett, both of Borden, and Merlin Howlett of Hope; a brother, Norman Ellenbrand of New Albany; three sisters, Julia Dearing and Eva Hodges, both of New Albany, and Thecla Sinkhorn of Georgetown; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Wednesday, April 9, from noon to 8 p.m. at Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg.
Funeral Mass: Thursday, April 10, at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Hill Catholic Church followed by burial in Hickory Grove Cemetery in Borden.
The family suggests memorial gifts to Hospice of Southern Indiana.