Howard Louis Biar

Howard Louis Biar, age 78, passed away at his home in Pflugerville on Dec. 31, 2018, with his wife by his side. 

He was born on April 22, 1940 in Austin to Henry O. and Hannah Biar, baptized and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Thorndale and attended school in Thorndale. He served two years in the U.S. Marine Corps.

He is survived by his wife, Sammie; son, Lin Biar and wife Stacie; daughter, Debbie Fischer and husband Scott; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Rev. Dr. Henry H. Biar and Olin Biar; and his son, Louis Shannon Biar.

Funeral services were held Jan. 4, 2019, at Beck Funeral Home in Pflugerville with Pastor Tom Kesserling officiating. Burial was in the Taylor City Cemetery.