How Did Gordie Howe Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Gordie Howe death

The hockey player Gordie Howe passed away at age 88, impressive.

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?

Natural Causes caused Gordie Howe's death in 2016.

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


It’s been said that, while growing up, I ate meals with my skates on. It’s true.

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I would say it is important to have a good education, as hockey is a career that does not last many years, and you need to be prepared for this.

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There’s always something in the game you wish you would have done different. That’s why players improve, because they learn from what they did before. They might have been guessing before, but now they know.

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I still believe it is important that children have a chance to play other sports because they all offer learning experiences. Soccer is a growing sport and would be a good complement to hockey.

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I like to think that I’m a family man first and a professional athlete second.

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