Howard Andrew Thumser, (aka Dad, Papa Howard, Grandpa, HT), age 90 of Lowell, went to be with his Heavenly Father unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Howard was an avid outdoor sportsman. He is survived by his wife, Judith; and Gwen (Dave) Stegehuis, Jackie (John) McKinney, Cathy Noffke, Beth (Chris) Cole, Anne (Jim) McDonald, Tammy (Brad) Bonifield, Rick (Pam) Stegehuis, Eydie Cook; 11 great-grandchildren: Alicia, Alexis, Benjamin, Ryan, Tristan, Trevor, Sabrina, Olivia, Maxwell, Grady, Gus; and his pet Corgi, Elsie. The family will greet visitors on Friday, May 18, from 4:30-6:00 p.m. at Lowell United Methodist Church, 621 E. Main Street, Lowell, MI 49331; and Saturday, May 19, 10-11:00 a.m. prior to the service. Funeral service will be held Saturday, May 19, 11:00 a.m. at Lowell United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gilda’s Club of Lowell, 314 S. Hudson St., Lowell, MI 49331; or Lowell United Methodist Church.