Local 1975 is sad to announce the passing of another Union Brother. Howie Gottschalk, passed away July 2, 2018 at the age of 68, after a short but courageous fight with cancer.
Howie was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, in the Machine Shop on February 4, 1974, at that time he became a member of IAM&AW LL 1863 (now LL 1975) and retired in June 2009, when the plant closed.
There will be no funeral home visitation or service. Arrangements through McCallum & Palla Funeral Home.