Lester D. Millette

Resided in Escanaba, MI
Died February 10th, 2018

Lester D. “Hummer” Millette, 79, of Escanaba, passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at OSF St. Francis Hospital.

Lester was born in Escanaba on January 21, 1939, son of Edmund and Florence (Dagenais) Millette. He was a lifelong resident of Escanaba, graduating from Escanaba High School.

He worked for Harnischfeger until 1982 when he went to work for Independent Roofing until retiring in 1984.

Lester was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Church where he was very active in his younger years.

On December 2, 1961, Les married the love of his life Elsie “Mary” Lou Jacques at Holy Family Church in Flat Rock. Together they celebrated 56 years of marriage and raised four children.

He loved to golf and played and coached baseball for many years. He also enjoying bowling, playing cards and wood working projects.

Among survivors include his wife, Mary Lou and four children, Anthony (Traci), Timothy (Jennifer Hahn) and Todd (Julie) of Escanaba and Marcia (Beau) Boden of Wells; grandchildren, Kelsey, Kirk, Tyler, Casey, Cali, Carter, Jaci, Jordan, Jaydeen, Mallory, Miranda and Mariah; great grandchildren, Dawson, Aslan, Vayda, Silas, Elliott, Joseph and Von; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Edward ‘Barney’ Millette, Elmer ‘Mur’ Millette, Raymond Kezzetti and Mary Jane Hayon.

Services will be on Friday, February 16th with the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. Thomas the Apostle Church with Rev. Rick Courier officiating. The visitation will follow at the Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba from 3 – 6 p.m. A gathering will take place at the Elks Lodge 354 following the visitation.

The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Millette family.

4 Tributes to “Lester D. Millette”

  1. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this hard time. Have comfort that he is with the Lord.

  2. Mary Lu & family, I am so very sorry for your loss. I’ve known you for a long time and you & Les always took time to talk to me. My prayers are with you.

  3. We are sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

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