Jeffrey “Jeff” M. Forgette, 46, of Union Grove, passed away peacefully and unexpectedly with his family by his side, Thursday, February 9, 2017 at St. Catherine’s Hospital, Pleasant Prairie, Wis. He was born on October 20, 1970, to Brian and Beverly (Lickman) Forgette in Menominee, Mich.
Jeff graduated from Carney-Nadeau, Mich. schools. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Michigan Tech University. Jeff worked as the General Manager of Kenosha Facility of Concrete Specialties Company. Jeff was the Vice President of the Wisconsin Concrete Pipe Assoc, a member of the Underground Contractors Assoc. of Wisconsin and Illinois, a member of the Groundhog Club and many other industry associations. His other memberships include Sons of the American Legion and Kenosha Area Business Alliance. Honoring Veterans was very important to Jeff. Jeff was a member of St. Bruno’s Catholic Church in Nadeau, Mich. and currently a member of the Great Lakes Church in Kenosha/Racine. Jeff loved all sports, especially basketball, and was a Packer fan enjoying going to the games. He loved the U.P. and enjoyed watching the stars at deer camp, pheasant hunting and charter boat fishing. He was an earth globe collector and enjoyed cooking and grilling.Jeff was a hard working man with strong work ethic. Most of all, he loved his family and coaching his girls in softball and going to all their activities. His family was very important to him.
Jeff is survived by his loving parents, Brian and Beverly Forgette of Carney, Mich. and Sun City West, Ariz.; his daughters: Allison, Alexis and Morgan (mother Jennie), all of Union Grove; his brothers: Jason (Michele) Forgette of Green Bay, Jon (Lacey) Forgette of Pleasant Prairie and Nick (Tiffany) Forgette of Buckeye, Ariz.; his special and very close girlfriend, Debby Joling and her sons: Jimmy and Jake; his nephews and nieces: Jackson, Grant, Holden, Vayda, Harlyn, Enrique, Talan, Silas and one niece on the way; and also his very good friend, (Uncle) Brian Tuttle. He is preceded in death by his grandparents: Arthur and Regina Forgette and Harry and Betty Lickman.
Visitation for Jeff will be held on Monday evening at 5:30 p.m. and will conclude with a Prayer Service at 7:30 p.m. at the Bruch Funeral Home, Kenosha, Wis. Visitation will continue on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Anderson Diehm Funeral Home, Stephenson, Mich. from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Jeff at 3:30 p.m. at St. Bruno’s Catholic Church in Nadeau, Mich. with Father Jacek Wtyklo officiating.
Burial will follow in Nadeau Township Cemetery.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.andersondiehm.com.