Esther (McLain) Howes, 98, passed away at Tall Pines in Belfast on March 13, 2017. Family and friends are invited to call at Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast, Saturday, March 18, at 10 a.m., with funeral services beginning at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Jeffrey Bateman officiating. Graveside burial will be held in the spring at Pine Grove Cemetery in Appleton.