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Lee T. LaForest

Pinconning, MI

December 11, 1942 - January 23, 2024

Lee T. LaForest Obituary

Lee Thomas LaForest

Yuma, AZ

Formerly of Pinconning, Michigan


Lee, age 81, husband, father, grandfather, and brother passed away on January 23, 2024 in Yuma, AZ. He was born on December 11, 1942, in Linden, Michigan to the late Alger & Helen (Cherepes) LaForest.


Lee proudly served his country in the United States Army; he was a volunteer on the Pinconning Township and Mt. Forest Township Fire Departments; he worked for General Motors Bay City for 34 years retiring in 2000; and he enjoyed his winters in Yuma, AZ. He enjoyed woodworking and was an all-around handy man.

Surviving him is his wife of 37 years, Diana, his daughter, Lisa (David) Corbin, son, Steve (heather) LaForest, grandchildren; Nathan Corbin, Emily Corbin, Hailey LaForest, Sage LaForest, step-sons; Marty Wilson of Texas, Tim Wilson of Michigan, Nicholas Wilson of Wyoming, their children, grandchildren, four sisters; Gail Gromaski, Ilene (Richard) Byrne, Jeanne (John) Elsen, Annette (friend Todd Dolney) Bourcier, two brothers; Mike (Lois) LaForest, Fred (Peggy)LaForest, many nieces and nephews.

Lee was predeceased by stepfather Michael Byrne, brother-in-law; Richard Gromaski, and a niece; Melissa Cnudde.

Cremation has already taken place and further plans are uncertain at this time.


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