Milton Gene Rants
Milton Gene Rants, 65, of Pilot Rock, Ore. passed away Sunday, February 24, 2019 at home. He was born October 5, 1953 in Portland, Ore. to John and Ione Rants, and was raised in Oregon City, Ore.
Milton attended Oregon City High School. He was the Chief Shop Steward at James River, Oregon City, Ore. for 23 years. He also worked as a truck driver.
Milton was married to Nadine Jane Rants, the love of his life, for 34 years. He enjoyed life, Family members and many friends. Milton was always there to brighten the lives of others.
He is survived by his wife, Nadine Rants; children, Tony Rants of California, Melody Swenson of Silverton, Ore., Jason Dahlberg of Gresham, Ore., Melisa Dahlberg of Idaho; sisters, Lois McNiece and Shirley Duckworth, as well as seven granddaughters and one grandson. He was preceded in death by his father, John Rants; mother, Ione Rants; sister, Virginia Hoeltke, and brother, Marvin Rants.
A celebration of life is planned for this summer.