ARTHUR W. HOWARD, a former missionary to India and in retirement a mission interpreter in the former North Indiana Conference, died Monday, May 16, 2011 in North Manchester, Ind. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 11 at the First United Methodist Church, 179 South Indiana Street in Warsaw, Ind., with a family committal service following. Survivors include: his sons, Dr. J. Arthur (Jerry) Howard of Akron, Ind., and the Rev. Dale E. Howard of St. Paul, Minn.; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Esta; and his daughter, Judy.