Hockey legend Gordie Howe begins raising dementia awareness while feeling its effects

February 2, 2012 at 2:24 am in Grand Forks Herald

It’s a personal cause for “Mr. Hockey,” who’s now 83. The disease killed Gordie Howe’s wife Colleen in 2009 and is beginning to affect him. “He’s a little bit worse than last year, but pretty close to about the same,” son Marty Howe says. “He just loses a little bit more, grasping for words.” Continue Reading