Cover photo for Michael Brent Howcroft's Obituary
1945 Michael 2023

Michael Brent Howcroft

August 9, 1945 — September 9, 2023

In loving memory of Michael Brent Howcroft.
Our beloved husband, father, and grandfather lost his battle against vascular dementia on September 9th, 2023, in Cottonwood Heights, Utah. He was born on August 9, 1945, to Shirley Draper and Harold Howcroft in Murray, Utah. He married Pamela Cain on December 26th, 1968.
Brent served in the Navy from 1965-1967. He received a National Defense Service Metal, Vietnam Service Metal, and a Bronze Star during his service.
Brent was an avid gardener and tree cultivator. He was also a bird watcher and especially loved hummingbirds. He had a passion for photography since he was 10 years old. He has won numerous awards for his natural wonders, spectacular train photos and his creative touch. He was a handy man – there wasn’t anything he couldn’t build. Brent was a great neighbor and friend, there wasn’t anything he wouldn’t do for someone in need.
He is survived by his wife Pamela, Their children: Chayse (Stacie) Howcroft, Amylee Howcroft, Joshua Howcroft, and Sarah (Jeff) Covington. Grandchildren: Jordan and Jayda Despain, Megan and Madi Howcroft, DeSoto, Zephyr and Frankie Covington. Brothers: Craig, Stephen, and Ken Howcroft.
He is preceded in death by his father and mother.
The viewing will be held on Friday September 29th, 2023, from 9am to 10:45am followed by the funeral services at 11 am. The service will be held at 2925 East Bengal Boulevard, E 7800 S, Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121.
Interment will follow at Memorial Mountain View Cemetery 3115 Bengal Blvd, Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121.
We are going to miss him, but we know he is flying with the hummingbirds.
Service Information
Viewing September 29, 2023 at 9:00 am
Church of Jesus Christ and Latter day Saints 2925 E. Bengal blvd Cottonwood Heights, Utah 84121





Funeral Service
September 29, 2023 at 11:00 am
Church of Jesus Christ and Latter day Saints 2925 E. Bengal blvd Cottonwood Heights, Utah 84121
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