- June 3, 1923 - April 9, 2015
- Rancho Mirage, California
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Howard C. LaMere, Jr., 91, passed away peacefully at his home in Rancho Mirage on April 9, 2015.
Howard was born to Howard Clemens LaMere, Sr. and Emma Peterson on June 3, 1923, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. After attending college and service with the United States Army during World War II, Howard married the former Virginia Bowser, and settled in at home in Chicago, Illinois. The family moved to California in 1963, and Howard continued in his career as a Civil Engineer. The family moved to the Palm Springs area in 1973, where Howard made many friends in the Desert Hot Springs area and was active with the local Bahi'a faith.
Howard is predeceased by his former wife, Virginia; daughter Carol Jeanne; and son Howard S. LaMere. He is survived by a daughter, Janet LaMere of Rancho Mirage, California; a son, Randy LaMere of Issaquah, Washington, seven grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Services and burial will take place on May 1, 2015, 11:00 a.m., at the Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, California.