Dorcel E. Howe, Sr.

November 9, 2023

Dorcel E. Howe, Sr., 62, of Frankfort, Ind., passed away November 9, 2023 in his home.  He was born on September 24, 1961 in Frankfort to Paul E. Howe and Shirley Jean (Miller) Ewing.

Dorcel was a graduate of Carroll High School.  He worked for Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) in Lafayette and had also danced as a Chippendale.  Dorcel didn’t know a stranger!  He enjoyed traveling and loved to cook – especially smoking food and homemade pizza.

Memorial Donations may be made in Dorcel’s honor to Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center to assist with final expenses.

Visitation and Services

In accordance with his wishes, a Celebration of Life will be held 6-9 p.m. on Friday, November 17, 2023 at The Roscommon Pub & Grub, 1953 E. Wabash Street, Frankfort. Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center and Clinton County Crematory, 501 East Clinton Street, Frankfort are honored to assist the Howe family.   

Survived by:

Surviving are his Children: Dorcel E. Howe, Jr. “DJ” (Wife: Haleigh) of Logansport and Kayla Smith (Husband: Jacob) of Lebanon; Siblings: Deborah Hudson of Frankfort and Mike Howe of Frankfort; Grandchildren: Aydenn, Lillian, and Theo Smith; and Very Good Friends: David Hill, David Hughes, and Walt & Stacey Myers. 

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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5 Condolences for “Dorcel E. Howe, Sr.”

  1. Abby Burkhalter November 10, 2023 at 6:32 pm

    Dorcel was always a joy to talk to and be around when I visited with Kayla. His fun spirit will be missed. My condolences to his family and friends.

  2. Bill Worton November 10, 2023 at 7:32 pm

    Sorry for you loss Kayla

  3. Sherry Turner November 11, 2023 at 7:08 pm

    Hoping the many good memories will help you through the rough times ahead. Sincere condolences to all

  4. Cathy November 12, 2023 at 2:39 pm

    So very sorry for the loss of your loved one. Prayers for your family

  5. Kim Harris November 18, 2023 at 6:03 pm

    Dorcel was my first love we went together in grade school and one year of junior high. We remained friends and broke up when him and his family moved from Frankfort. We stayed in contact when he moved back to Frankfort. I will miss you my Friend Love Always Kim (East) Harris

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