Troy Michael Tourtillott, age 54, passed away Sunday, April 21, 2019 at home surrounded by his children, mother and step-father after his courageous battle against cancer. He was born to Marie Salgado and LaVern C. Tourtillott Jr. on January 21, 1965 in Milwaukee. Troy was a 1983 graduate of John Marshall High School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He also graduated from Milwaukee Area Technical College as a machinist. Troy practiced his trade as a machinist in Menomonee Falls, Mayville, Marion, Shawano, and Green Bay.
Troy loved fishing and hunting on the Menominee Indian Reservation. His pride and joy were his children and grandchildren. He will be missed by his children Courtney Lynn ( Darwin Grignon) Tourtillott; Joseph Alex Tourtillott and Brooke Waukau; grandchildren Cameron and Raelynn Grignon; mother Marie (Ted) Salgado; sister Trina Jackson; brothers Todd Tourtillott; Tom (Terri) Tourtillott; aunts and uncles Betty Bowers; Fred Kasten; Pedro SanDiego; Judy (Chuck) Aldrian; Roger Kasten; Ester (Mike) Wiercinski; Renee (John) Stapley; Barbara (Steve Feathers) Tourtillott; Ronald (Nita) Tourtillott; Lyle (Yolando) Tourtillott; many special cousins, nieces, nephews and extended family.
He was preceded in death by and looked forward to his reunion with his father LaVern, son Alex, aunts Pearl Kasten, Ruth SanDiego, Jane Kasten, Suzanne Kasten and uncle John Bowers.
Funeral Services will be Friday, April 26, 2019 at 11:00 am at St Michael Church, N816 Hwy 47\55, Keshena, with a meal and fellowship to following the service.
Fr. Charles Hoffman will officiate. Visitation will be Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Friday at the church. There will be a Rosary Service at 7:00 p.m. Thursday at the church.
The family would like to THANK the Aurora BayCare Cancer Center for their compassion, guidance, and support during Troy’s battle against pancreatic cancer.
Messages and memories can be written at helke.com in the guest book honoring Troy.