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James  V. Howard

Obituary for James V. Howard

November 27, 1921 - July 27, 2018
Aurora, Illinois | Age 96


James V. Howard, 96, of Aurora, passed away Friday July 27, 2018. He was born November 27, 1921 in Maiden Rock, WI the son of the late Raymond and Dorothy (Brownlee) Howard.

James served his country with the U.S. Army during WWII. He also worked for 43 years as a dispatcher for Burlington Northern Rail Road. He was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Aurora. He also was a member of the Montgomery V.F.W. Post 7452 and the Moose Lodge #400. He was an avid golfer and sports fan.

James is survived by his loving wife of 73 years, Olga (Metzger) Howard; his sons, Ron (Carol) Howard of Galesville, WI, and Jerry (Mary) Howard of Aurora; his four grandchildren, Jay (Dima) Howard of Las Vegas, NV, Tim Howard of Aurora, and Ann Howard of Baton Rouge, LA, and Joe (Julie Ionna) Howard of Geneva, IL; his great grandchildren, Alexander and Maya Howard and many other family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Roger Howard and his grandson, Brian Howard.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday 11:00 a.m. July 31, 2018 at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 27 S. Edgelawn Dr., Aurora, IL 60506. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will take place at River Hills Memorial Park. Arrangements by The Healy Chapel, 332 W. Downer Pl., Aurora, Il 60506. For further information please call (630) 897-9291 or visit our website at to sign the online guestbook.

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332 W Downer Pl
Aurora, IL 60506
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