Gordie Howe Death Facts: Age, Cause of Death, Birthday, Date of Death Tragedy!

Gordie Howe died at age 88, impressive. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding Hockey Player Gordie Howe's death.

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?

Gordie Howe's death was caused by 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

Quotes

You’ve got to love what you’re doing. If you love it, you can overcome any handicap or the soreness or all the aches and pains, and continue to play for a long, long time.

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I helped put in a rink in Cadillac, Michigan, when my wife was very healthy. She helped them put it in and the rink is going full-bore the last time I was there.

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American professional athletes are bilingual; they speak English and profanity.

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You should hold the top hand on the stick like you would hold a hammer when you’re driving a nail. You have the most leverage, and you won’t get your wrist broken.

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

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