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Jay Howard, 89 of Metamora, Il and formerly of Prospect Heights, Il. Beloved husband of the late Karen Howard, nee McArthur.  Loving father to the late Steve (Betty) Howard, Sue (Todd) Dittmann.  Proud Grandfather of Josh and Kylie Dittmann and Elizabeth Howard. Dear brother to the late William “Bud”(Jeanne) Howard and the late Virginia (Ed) Rozhon.  Fond Uncle to Scott (Kelly) Howard.  Retired as an Office Manager.  Jay’s favorite job came after retirement working at the Schaumburg Marriott doing multiple guest service positions.  He was a lifelong Cubs fan and enjoyed being in bowling leagues,  golfing and fishing with his brother, Bud. Jay realized the importance of going to church each Sunday as he and Karen made many life-long friends being involved in and participating in various churches throughout the years. 

Family and   friends will be meeting, 10:30 am, Monday, June 11, 2018, at the office of Mt. Emblem Cemetery, 520 E. Grand Avenue (at County Line Road) Elmhurst, IL 60128. Graveside services will take place at 11:00am. Services entrusted to M J Suerth Funeral Home. 877-631-1240 or