Howard W. Pence, 92, of Eldora, passed away Monday, May 27, 2013 at the Eldora Nursing & Rehab Center in Eldora, while under the care of Care Initiatives Hospice. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 30 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Eldora. Burial will follow in the Conrad Cemetery. Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Creps-Abels Funeral Home in Eldora. Memorials may be directed to St. Paul Lutheran Church or the Ivester Church of the Brethren. Online condolences may be made at www.abelsfuneralhomes.com.