Milton Roy Schlough, age 92, of rural Boyceville, WI died Saturday, December 24, 2016 at The Neighbors of Dunn County in Menomonie.
He was born April 15, 1924 to Roy and Florence (Kurschner) Schlough in the town of Sheridan, Dunn County, WI. He attended grade school at Little Beaver grade school in Sheridan Township and graduated from Prairie High School in 1942. Milton graduated from Wisconsin Agricultural Short Course at UW-Madison.
On October 6, 1946, Milton married Hazel Meyer in the town of Prairie Farm. They rented Pinehurst Farm from his parents. In 1954 they purchased the farm and farmed Pinehurst until retirement.
Milton was a kind, quiet man with a love for the simple things in life. He enjoyed his family and grandchildren, his wife’s good cooking, farming, driving around the countryside checking the crops, traveling, and attending church where he served on the council. He read the Bible and prayed for his family and others.
Milton is survived by one son Neil (Phyllis) of Colfax, and one daughter Janelle (Bud) Cadman of Ridgeland; eight grandchildren, Andrea (Corey) Anderson, Douglas (Heidi) Schlough, Alisa (John) Craig, Arica (Chad) Kirkham, Gena Cadman, Kathryn Bergmann, Kristen Cadman (Steve Fleischmann), Matthew Cadman (Kayla Cardenas); fifteen great-grandchildren, Emma, Sully and Sophie Bergmann, Abbygail, Alexis, Jacob, Kylee and Carter Schlough, Alex, Paige and Nathan Anderson, Owen, Ethan and Makayla Craig, and Maxwell Cadman; his sisters, Ruth Sanders of Sun Prairie and Janet (Jim) Johnson of Prairie Farm. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Hazel, and a brother Warren.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, December 29, 2016 at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, town of Prairie Farm with Pastor Jeff Seelow officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. There will be visitation at the church two hours prior to the service on Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie is serving the family.
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