James Howard, age 54, of Marathon, died June 6, 2010 at his home in Marathon.
A Memorial service was held on Saturday, June 12, 2010 at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City. Interment was in the Poland Township Cemetery in Marathon. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City was in charge of the arrangements.
James Allen Howard, the son of Raymond and Joyce (Templeman) Howard, was born in Rapid City, S.D. on Feb. 13, 1956. Jim moved with his family to Marathon, in 1962 and that is where he lived his youth and received his education. He furthered his education at Buena Vista College in Storm Lake, and later received his Master's Degree in World War II War History from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo. Jim spent his lifetime in the Marathon Community.
Jim is survived by his mother, Joyce Howard of Albert City; his brother, Bruce Howard of Storm Lake; a nephew, Justin Howard of Sulphur Springs; other extended family.
Jim was preceded in death by his father.