Jeffrey D. LaPointe

Endeavor - Jeffrey D. LaPointe, 75, of Endeavor passed peacefully at home, following a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by family Friday, December 29, 2017. Jeff was born on April 5, 1942, in Milwaukee, WI, to Joseph & Mabel (Carlson) LaPointe. Jeff graduated from Cedarburg High school in 1960 and from UW Milwaukee in 1967, also serving 6 years in the US Navy.

Jeff married Diana Schultz on August 28, 1965, and they were married for 52 years. Jeff spent most of his career doing Real Estate and Appraising and spent 8 years as Bank Manager at M&I Bank. Jeff’s hobbies included hunting, especially his annual pheasant hunt to South Dakota with his son and best friends for the past 30 years; deer hunting with his son and brothers up north, fishing, wood working and gunsmithing. Also, over the past 24 years, he spent a lot of his time remodeling his dream cabin up north, which became his most favorite place to spend time with his family and friends. Jeff was also a member of the Endeavor Fire Dept. for 40+ years, as well as an active member of the Endeavor Lions Club, Ducks Unlimited and the VFW.

Jeff is survived by his wife Diana LaPointe, children David (Sarah) LaPointe, Josette Steinhaus (Gregg). Jeff was also blessed with many grandchildren. Colin, Carlee, Amy, Lane, Lexi (Logan), Stevie, Avery, Jack, Natalie, Sam and Brody. Great-grandchildren, Steven, and Joslee. Also, his brother Jon (Dorothy) LaPointe of Cedarburg, WI, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. And, let us mention and not forget his very best friend, chocolate lab, Sweet Georgia Brown.  Jeff was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Joel and James, along with many other relatives and friends.

Visitation services will be held Wednesday January 3rd at Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage, WI, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary Catholic Church in Briggsville, WI, on Thursday January 4, 2017, with visitation from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., with Mass following at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Gary Krahenbuhl presiding. Burial will be held following the Mass at St. Mary Cemetery, Briggsville, WI, where military honors will be provided by the Oxford Area Veterans Honor Guard.

Jeff and his family would like to thank all of the doctors, nurses and support team of the William Memorial VA hospital of Madison, as well as SSM Hospice of Baraboo, WI, for their incredible care and support.

In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to SSM Hospice Care of Baraboo and/or St. Mary Church in Briggsville, WI.

Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage is assisting the family.



For information please call 608 742-2126 (Portage, WI) or 608 635-2763 (Poynette, WI)