Milton Chaudoin

Sunday, October 26, 2003

TAMMS, Ill. -- Milton M. Chaudoin, 83, of Tamms died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at his home.

He was born on Jan. 17, 1920, at Norton, Ill., son of Edgar and Avis Crawford Chaudoin.

He owned Tri County Lumber Co. in Tamms. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the Army. He was a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge, a member of the VFW Post 3455 in Anna, Ill., and American Legion Post 179 of Villa Ridge, Ill.

Survivors include his wife, Janette Pettit Chaudoin of Tamms; two sons, Jim Chaudoin of St. Louis and Larry Hays of Wood Berry, Tenn.; a stepson, Rick Pettit of Waddy, Ky.; two daughters, Joyce Johnson of Anna, Ill., and Barbara Brinson of Pass Christian, Miss.; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, a brother and a sister.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Jones Funeral Home in Tamms.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Billy Don Heady will officiate. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Gardens in Villa Ridge with military honors given by the Caroll P. Foster VFW Post of Anna.