A long time farmer, devoted father, grandfather, and husband, Everett E. Latham, age 89, of Boscobel, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Gundersen Health Care in Boscobel. He was born on January 19, 1930, in Star Valley, Crawford County, Wisconsin. The son of Peter and Hazel (Warren) Latham. He married Anna Mae Ryan on October 21,1950 at Annunciation Catholic Church, Viroqua.
He began farming as a teenager which became his Lifelong occupation. He farmed as a teenager for his grandparents and in several communities in Crawford county moving to Boscobel in 1959 where he and Anna Mae purchased and operated their family dairy farm where they raised their 7 children. The farm continues to operate as Latham Dairy.
Everett lived by his own words which he would always tell his children “to do the right thing.” He lived his life being a good and kind man and was a pillar of strength to his family.
His humor and quick wit made him loved by all who met him and he was always up for good euchre game at family events. His family was always first and foremost and his devotion to his family who he loved deeply was always present.
Everett will be forever in the family’s hearts. He is survived by his wife Anna Mae Latham of Boscobel. His children; Robert "Bob" Latham and Faye Urbanek both of Westby, Mary (Mark) Miller of Kalispell Mont., John (Lori) Latham of Boscobel, Jean Latham of Baraboo, Peter ( Candi) Latham of Caledonia Mich., Todd (Laurie) King of Boscobel. 18 Grandchildren, 8 Great- Grandchildren. One sister Shirley (Sonny) Sanwick of Viroqua, sister in law; Shirley Latham of Viroqua. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sons; Jim and Mick (Mary) Latham.; one brother Lyall Latham and one sister; Helen Lyans.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Boscobel. Father Christopher Padilla officiating. Burial in the Boscobel Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday April 12, 2019 from 4:00-7:00 P.M. at the Kendall Funeral Home in Boscobel, with a Knights of Columbus Rosary at 6:30 P.M. Friends may also call on Saturday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of departure to the church. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Boscobel Rescue Squad. Online condolences can be sent to www.kendallfuneralservice.com