Donald "Mickey" R. LaForest
Date of Death: April, 22 2018
Donald "Mickey" R. LaForest, 86, Escanaba, passed away on Sunday April 22, 2018 at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba. He was born on May 2, 1931 in Escanaba Township, the son of the late Octave and Edna (Smith) LaForest.
Mickey was proud that he worked at the paper mill for 43 years until his retirement.
He is survived by his long time partner: Elaine Windberg, his five children: Rick (Penny) LaForest, Lori (Dave) Stasewich, Debra (Allen) Klotz, Alice (Mike) Palmer and Michelle (fiancé: Chris Cork) Blake, eleven grandchildren: Chantell, Olivia, Ryan, Andrew, Trevor, Nicole, Kristin, Dillon, Alexis, Craig and Janel, as well as great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Mickey was preceded in death by his parents, the mother of his children: Barbara Blake and two brothers: David and Roger LaForest.
Friends may call from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday April 28, 2018 at the Allo Coolman Funeral Home (400 S. 10th St, Escanaba, MI 49829). A funeral service will follow visitation on Saturday at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Lewis Hague of Blessed Hope Baptist Church officiating. Burial will take place in the Escanaba Township Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, his family asks that a donation in his name be made to a local charity of your choice.
Please visit www.allofh.com to send online condolences to his family.