|(Wednesday - September 23, 2020)
- Milton H. LaGest, 83, longtime resident of Fence, passed away on
Monday, September 21, at Florence Health Services in Florence.
Milton was born February 19, 1937 in Norway, son of the late Hobert "Doc" and Edna LaGest. He married Marge Williams and she preceded him in
death. He then married Evelyn Williams on January 25, 1974 in Green Bay,
and she preceded him in death on September 20, 2011. After being married
they resided in Niagara Township before moving to Fence in 1990. Milton
was a hard worker and worked as a logger most all of his life.
enjoyed hunting, fishing, was an avid Green Bay Packers fan, and
spending time with his family and friends.
three sons, Harvey LaGest of Goodman, Henry LaGest of Beecher, and
Robert (Tina) LaGest of Oneida, Wisconsin; one step-son, Henry
Skenandore of Green Bay; one sister, Maryann (Dale) VanGinkel of
Niagara; eight grandchildren, Jonathan LaGest, Nickolas Nordlund, Zach
Nordlund, Jonathan John, Robert LaGest Jr., Twilight LaGest, Dino LaGest
and Miley Skenandore; three great grandchildren, Emma Marie Rae John,
Milah John and Sophia Hill; and one brother-in-law, Paul Nordlund,
In addition to his parents and both wives, Milton
was preceded in death by one daughter, Mitzi Nordlund.
will be held on Saturday, September 26, from 10:00 until 11:00 AM at the
Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron Mountain. Funeral services will be held on
Saturday at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Pastor Doug Johnson will
officiate. Burial will be in Chapman Cemetery in Niagara.
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The family has chosen the Jacobs-Lundholm Funeral Home and Crematory
of Florence to honor Milton's legacy of life.