Howard Wolfe (1919-2013)
Howard Frank Wolfe was born in Portland, Oregon on September 3, 1919, the son of Simon and Carolyn (Solomon) Wolfe. He had an older brother, Alfred. Howard graduated from Lincoln High School and Reed College. He served as an army medic in the Second World War in both European and Pacific campaigns. He survived the landing on Omaha Beach as well as the kamikaze attack on the hospital ship Comfort. Prior to military service, he married his wife of 70 years, Frances (Aiken) Wolfe. The were married in 1941 and they had two sons, Stephen and Kenneth.
His entire working career was at the Portland Allergy Clinic as head of the laboratory. He volunteered for many activities including the Youth Education Program at Temple Beth Israel, youth rehabilitation with the Multnomah County Sheriff's Department, Grant High Dad's Club and Meals on Wheels.
Howard died January 22, 2014 at the Robison Jewish Home, at age 94, from natural causes.