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Jesse Norris



Our beloved husband, father , grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend, Jess Milgate, passed away February 21, 2010 in his semi-truck, which is where he loved to be. Jess was born March 8, 1939 to Jeremiah Milgate and Mary Bernice James in Fayette, Utah. Jess Married Doreen Sagers Jan. 29, 1960; their marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on August 4, 1969.

Jess loved his family with all his heart. Everything he did and every mile he drove was for his family. He also enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid hunter. Jess was a faithful and active member of the LDS church.

He is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, sister, and granddaughter. He will be deeply missed by those who survive him: his eternal companion, Doreen; his children: Kristi (Scott) Lester, Kevin Milgate, Kelly (Michelle) Milgate, and Kenneth Milgate. Jess is also survived by his brother, two sisters, 11 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at the Magna Central Stake Center, 8181 W. 3320 S., Magna, where friends and family may visit Tues. 10-10:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment: Fayette Cemetery, Fayette, Utah. Online condolences: