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Dr. Howard Edwin RushAugust 23, 1920 ~ December 19, 2018 (age 98)
Rush, Dr. Howard Edwin, 98, retired Dentist and WWII Veteran, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. Visitation with family will be 12:30 pm, Thursday, Dec. 27, and Funeral Service will be 1:30 pm, both at Dawson United Methodist Church. Interment to follow at Kensington Gardens. Howard was born Aug. 23, 1920 in LaCygne, KS. He received his dental degree from UMKC School of Dentistry in 1952. He practiced in Butler, MO for five years. In 1956, he was joined in marriage to Doris Marie Cowley. In 1957, he purchased his dental office in Wichita, KS where he practiced dentistry until 1985. After retirement, Howard and Doris enjoyed spending time with family and traveling in their camp trailer. Howard also enjoyed hunting, fishing and wood carving. He was preceded in death by parents, Edwin “Ed” and Margaret Rush; brothers, Paul, John and Ellis; sisters, Lois and Jane. Survivors include his beloved wife, Doris; brother, James “Jim”; sons, Edwin (Beth), Kendal (Tammy) and Ronald (Maria); six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. A special thank you to Reed’s Cove Heath and Rehab and Good Shepherd Hospice. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Dawson United Methodist Church, Alzheimer’s Association and Good Shepherd Hospice. Share condolences at www.CozineMemorial.com. Broadway Mortuary.
Dawson United Methodist Church
2741 S. Laura St., Wichita KS 67216
1820 E. Douglas, Wichita KS 67214
Good Shepherd Hospice
7829 E. Rockhill St. Ste. 403, Wichita KS 67206