Hazel Irene Howard

17 December 1909–24 October 2000 (Age 90)
Pentoga, Iron, Michigan, United States

The Life of Hazel Irene

When Hazel Irene Howard was born on 17 December 1909, in Pentoga, Iron, Michigan, United States, her father, Charles Clinton Howard, was 25 and her mother, Pearl Ethel Stormfeltz, was 20. She married Patrick LaFountain on 22 December 1932, in Iron River, Iron, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Iron River, Iron, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Rock Island, Rock Island Township, Rock Island, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 24 October 2000, in Silvis, Rock Island, Illinois, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Rock Island, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Patrick LaFountain
Hazel Irene Howard
Marriage: 22 December 1932
Willis Jay LaFountain
Karen Pearl LaFountain
Baby Boy Lafountain

Spouse and Children

22 December 1932
Iron River, Iron, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Jessie May Howard



    Bernice Howard


    Clinton Howard


    David Howard


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

Age 1

The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 26

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Norman personal name Huard, Heward, composed of the Germanic elements hug ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.2 English: from the Anglo-Scandinavian personal name Hāward, composed of the Old Norse elements ‘high’ + varðr ‘guardian’, ‘warden’.3 English: variant of Ewart 2.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Hazel Howard in household of Pearl Howard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hazel Lafountain in household of Oliziane Lafountain, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hazel I Howard in household of Charles Howard, "United States Census, 1910"

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