Death of Gordie Howe: Age, Cause of Death, Date of Death, What Really Happened!

Death of Gordie Howe

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Biography - A Short Wiki

NHL legend known as Mr. Hockey, he played games in five different decades, spending his prime years with the Detroit Red Wings. He finished his career with NHL records in goals with 801 and points with 1850, but they would later be topped by the great Wayne Gretzky.

He married Colleen Joffa in 1953 and had four children with her. He suffered from dementia late in life and died on June 10, 2016.

How did Gordie Howe die?

Hockey Player Gordie Howe died in 2016, 88 years old. The cause of death was Natural Causes.

Information about the death of Gordie Howe
Cause of deathNatural Causes
Age of death88 years
ProfessionHockey Player
BirthdayMarch 31, 1928
Death dateJune 10, 2016
Place of deathSylvania, Ohio, United States
Place of burialGordie Howe Memorial Statue Burial Site Saskatoon, Saskatoon Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada


Growing up during the Depression, we didn’t have much, but we had each other, we had our friends, and that was pretty much all we needed. I was aware that some people had more, but those who did, shared.

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I don’t want to retire, because you stay retired for an awfully long time.

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I might have some quibbles with the way the game is played today, but at its core, I know that hockey will always be hockey no matter what year the calendar reads.

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It’s not easy to retire. No one teaches you how. I found that out when I tried it the first time. I’m not a quitter.

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If Colleen Howe had been a hockey player, she would have been a centremen. I can see her as a centreman because you can do what you want and go wherever you want to go.

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