Howard LaMont Jr.

EMILY – Private services for Howard LaMont Jr., 73, of Emily, formerly of this area, are being held with family.

Howard died June 7, 2013, at his home in Emily. Arrangements are with the Koop Funeral Home in Crosby.

He was born Oct. 28, 1939, in Blue Earth, to Howard and Catherine (Schwab) LaMont. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a former employee of Fairmont Foods.

He is survived by his life partner, Carol Burdick; daughter, Stephanie Vannatter of Fairmont; stepson, Adam Burdick of Waite Park; brother, Wayne (Alice) LaMont of Buffalo Center, Iowa; sister, Joyce (Bob) Berndt of Blue Earth; seven step-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death are his parents; wife, Shirley; and sister Margaret Busch.