This Website is in honour of the Howard family. Updated news & information will be included on here, as is appropriate and necessary. Please share your thoughts & prayers with the family to help support them during this difficult time.
As of Thursday, August 16, 2007
Caleb, 7: MIRACLES HAPPEN!!! Thank you for your continued prayers!!! They are working!!! Caleb has improved substantialy. He remembers things before the accident and events after. All body parts are moving. He began to speak words and small phrases. His arm cast has been removed and his leg cast is expected to come off next tuesday. Although he is still hospitalized, he has been able to spend a couple of nights at home. What a joy that has been.
As of Wednesday, July 18, 2007
Caleb, 7: Moved out of the ICU and is in stable condition. Due to his head injury there is some brain damage. His eyes are open and understands and responds to simple commands. There are great hopes for some level of recovery. How far he can recover is still unknown.
As of Tuesday, July 10 @ 3 p.m.
Rachel, 13: Discharged from Primary Children's on Tuesday, July 3, and went to her home in Huntsville. She is very happy to be back at home! She was removed from the Pediatric ICU morning of June 30. On July 1 she took her first walk down the halls of Primary Children's Hospital, and enjoyed a wheelchair ride back to her room from her dad.
Caleb, 7: Remains in intensive care at Primary Children's, and in critical condition. On Friday, July 6, he had a successful leg reconstruction surgery, and today (July 10th) began being slowly taken off of the sedatives.
Esther, 8: Pronounced dead on Friday, June 29, and taken off life support the morning of Saturday, June 30.
Janine (Mother), 39: Pronounced dead at the scene
Mathew, 11: Pronounced dead at the scene
John DeVores, 19: Was not traveling with the family
Ben (Father), 40: Was not traveling with the family
“We would like to thank the community for the outpouring of love and support shown to our family at this time. Thank your for your prayers, kind words, and messages.
“In tragedy there is opportunity for greatness. Our children have been our greatest blessing and now they have the opportunity to be a blessing to others. Esther Hope Howard has now become the hope for other families as our family is participating in organ donation. We are deeply grateful for the blood donations that were used for each of the children who received care. It is our Hope to encourage others to give the gift of life by giving blood and supporting organ donation.
“The family is self-employed and is not covered by medical insurance. Those who would like to provide a gift of financial support may contact Washington Mutual, Howard Family Relief Fund."
|Date:||Saturday, July 7th, 2007|
Middleton Ward Building
277 S. 7400 E.
Huntsville, UT 84317
|Schedule:||10:00 - 12:00 Viewing |
1:00 Funeral Service