2009-07-02 / Obituaries

George Lyle Skagerberg

George Lyle Skagerberg, 79, Roscommon, died July 3, 2009, at Hilltop Manor Health Care Center, Roscommon.

Private family services will be held.

Mr. Skagerberg was born in Williamston May 17, 1930, to Robert L. and Olive Irene (Jewel) Skagerberg. He moved from Williamston to Roscommon in 1940. He married Doris Jean Nowlin in Roscommon Jan. 26, 1949. Mrs. Skagerberg died Nov. 23, 2005. Mr. Skagerberg worked at Roscommon Manufacturing, Eckerly Tool & Die and the Roscommon County Road Commission and as a self-employed builder.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; three children Dorene A. Skagerberg, George L. “Suds” Skagerberg Jr. and Stephen L. Skagerberg; and a sister, Bertie L. Millikin. He is survived by five children Linda and her husband Denny Killian of Paw Paw, Georgia and her husband Larry Fishell of Roscommon, Robert Skagerberg of Indiana, Dora and her husband Jeff McCullough of Houghton Lake and Patricia Skagerberg of Roscommon; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ilah and her husband Julius Zeplzauer of Port Huron.

Walsh Funeral Home, Roscommon, handled arrangements.

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