Ypsilanti, Mi, formerly of Chelsea, age 53, died Monday, April 23, 2012 at her home. She was born December 1, 1958 in Ashland, Kentucky, the daughter of Paul & Pauline (Horn) Howard.


Panda worked at Jiffy in Chelsea for many years. Survivors include her daughter, Lindsay Rettig of Dexter, and Lindsay’s father, Tony Rettig; a son, Blake Haw of Pinckney, and his father John “Jack” Haw; her boyfriend, Greg Ringe and his son Nick (Tabitha) and Nick's daughter Audrey; two brothers, Dennis Howard and Fred (Judy) Brown; and several nieces and nephews.  Panda was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Keith Howard.

A funeral was held Thursday, April 26, noon, at Cole Funeral Chapel, Chelsea, with Rev. Jeff Ford officiating.  The family received friends Thursday from 11:00 am until noon.

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