Wayne Skaar

Wayne Kermit Skaar

Saturday, January 19th, 1952 - Friday, May 29th, 2020
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Wayne Kermit Skaar was born on January 19, 1952, in Marshall, to Kermit and Helen (Johnson) Skaar. He grew up in Minneota, graduated from Minneota High School and attended the Canby Vocational Technical School for his training as a Diesel Mechanic. In 1973, he was united in marriage to Marlys Schultz. To this union were born children Oona, Lisa and Wade. Wayne worked as a mechanic for a time in Rogers, MN, and later D & M Implement in Marshall and Southwest Implement in Tyler. In the late 1970s, he began farming full time. Wayne served on the Taunton Co-op Elevator Board, the Farm Bureau Board, was Past President of the Hope Lutheran Church Board, and for 33 years was the dedicated Sexton of the Hope Lutheran Cemetery.

Wayne had suffered with liver disease for eight years and recently experienced kidney failure. He died on Friday, May 29, 2020, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. He is survived by his wife, Marlys, of Minneota, daughter Oona (and Jared) Olson of Tea, SD, daughter Lisa (and Jon) Fadness of Minneota, grandchildren Henry, Norah, Hannah, Roy and William, son Wade Skaar of Minneota, three sisters and one brother and nieces nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Kenny.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Hope Lutheran Church
    113 S. Jefferson
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    Walk Through Visitation
  • Service

    Thursday, June 4th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Thursday, June 4th, 2020 2:00pm
    Hope Lutheran Cemetery
    Pastor Lance Isaacson
  • Interment

    Hope Lutheran Cemetery
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Gerry and Karen (Krengel) Brandt

Posted at 03:48pm
Thinking of you with heartfelt and deepest sympathy.
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Kathy Marinello and family and Gary Vanstrom

Posted at 08:43pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Marion Wiering

Posted at 09:26pm
Marlys and girls, what a shock when we learned of Waynes passing. Our deepest Sympathy is with you all. We will never forget the blessing our family had when your daughters were in Tammy's wedding, mega years ago. We will keep you all in our prayers. Earl and Marion Wiering

Debra Burthus Posted at 09:52pm

Marlys and family please accept our deepest sympathies from Wilma Dovre, Allan and Debra Burthus and Gretchen Wellendorf. It is never easy to loose someone you love. Debra Burthus

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