Leona Howard passed away in Miles City, MT on November 6, 2019, where she had resided at Friendship Villa Care Center since 2009.
Leona was born in Culbertson, Montana on December 29, 1931 to Alex and Mary Damm. She was the second oldest of three children and grew up on the family farm North of Fairview. Prior to her illness she enjoyed playing cards and going to Bingo.
She graduated from Fairview High School in 1950 and was married to Arnold Howard on June 3, 1951. They took up residence in Fairview and they had four children while she worked at multiple jobs including the City Café, The Powder Keg and Valley Cash.
She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Arnold Howard and her children, Karen (Ray) Allen, Terry (Linda) Howard, Shelly (Rick) Wick and James (Paula) Howard along with 7 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Leona was preceded in death by her parents Alex and Mary Damm. A memorial service will be held later in the spring in Sidney, MT
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