Joseph Miles Lavaty II, eight months old son of Ian and Anna Lavaty of Walhalla, ND passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at the Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, ND. Funeral service will be held Monday, December 11, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Walhalla Assembly of God Church, Walhalla, ND. Visitation will be held on Sunday, December 10th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Nelson-Askew Funeral Home, Walhalla, ND. Joseph Miles Lavaty II was born March 16, 2017 to Ian and Anna (Penner) Lavaty at Grand Forks, ND. He is survived by his parents: Ian and Anna; grandparents: Jacob and Elisabeth Penner, Walhalla, ND and David Lavaty, Humboldt, MN; aunts and uncles: Sara (Dave) Wall, Kathy (Chris) Hoeppner, Bertha (Jake) Wiebe, Helen Guenter, David, Henry, and Levi Penner; and 12 cousins.