|2/11/2014 10:30:00 AM|
John H. Latour
John H. Latour, 75, of South Haven died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at his home with his family at his side.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 13, at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Annandale with Fr. Michael Kwatera as the Celebrant. Visitation will be from 9:30 until the service on Thursday. Burial will be at noon on Friday, Feb. 14, at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls. Memorials are preferred to www.lustgarten.org/donate.
He is survived by his wife, Anna Ryan of South Haven; daughter, Danielle (special friend Jason Luke) of Waite Park; sisters and brothers, Bernice Zumbusch of the Twin Cities, Maurice 'Butch' (Ione) of Annandale, Russell of Annandale, Joanne (Jerald) Cordell of Annandale and Mary (Norman) Shoberg of Annandale.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Cletus and brother-in-law Douglas Zumbusch.
John Henry Latour was born Oct. 18, 1938, in Maple Lake to Hubert and Viola (Rasset) Latour.
Growing up, he farmed alongside his dad and brothers; later he owned and operated his own septic business. John served his country in the U.S. Army in the Vietnam War, serving in Vietnam and Thailand.
John loved life and had the best life stories to share. He never forgot a name and could remember every detail about a person that he had spoken with. John enjoyed fishing and hunting and got outside whenever he had a chance. He loved animals, especially dogs and horses. John was able to share a life of love with his companion and wife Anna; and together they made a home and raised their daughter Danielle.
Urn bearers: Michele Krolczyk, Patrick Cordell and Justin Shoberg.
Music: Krista Elsenpeter Tarbox and Sarah Goelz.
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