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Myron "Mike" Skoblik


1929 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Myron "Mike" Skoblik Obituary
Myron "Mike" Skoblik, 89, of Lucan, passed away Monday, July 30, 2018 at Clarkfield Care Center. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 8 at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Lucan. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at the church with a prayer service at 7 p.m. and rosary to follow. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at church Wednesday. Interment will be in the Our Lady of Victory Catholic Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service - Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Myron "Mike" Skoblik was born February 20, 1929 to Stephen and Gertrude (Koller) Skoblik on the family farm north of Lucan. He attended country school and graduated from Wabasso Public School in 1946. After high school Mike helped his dad farm before he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He attended air craft mechanic training in New Mexico. After the service he returned to Minneota.
On May 7, 1953, Mike married Lavonne Woelfel at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Seaforth. He worked as a mechanic in Minneota until he purchased his own garage in Lucan in 1962. Mike was a member of the Lucan Lions, American Legion and Commercial Club. He was also a volunteer firefighter for many years. Mike enjoyed his annual fishing trips to Canada and hunting in Minnesota and out West. Mike grew up in a family that loved music. He played with numerous bands in the area and eventually his children inherited his love of music and formed their own family band.
Mike is survived by his children: Gail (Daniel) Barber of Alexandria, Jerry (Marlys) Skoblik of Redwood Falls, Denise (Mike) Reiner of Springfield and Wayne (Sharon) Skoblik of Chanhassen; grandchildren: Jennifer (Amarjit) Singh, Sara (Brent) Ravnaas, Kristin Barber, David Skoblik, Emily (Samballa) Skoblik-Diallo, Benjamin Skoblik, Andrew (Laura) Reiner, Carolyn (Tyler) Anderson, Julia (fiance Ryan Beyer) Reiner, Anna Reiner, Madeline Skoblik and Hanna Skoblik; great-grandchildren: Arjan and Mahaan Singh, Tommy, Carson, Soren, and Elsa Ravnaas and Ellie Reiner. He is also survived by his siblings: Beatrice Shemon of St. Paul, Elaine (Marvin) Manke of Sioux Falls, Norma Janachovsky of Marshall, Delbert (Phyllis) Skoblik of Lucan; sister-in-law Sue Skoblik of St. Cloud and many other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Lavonne, sons David and Craig Skoblik, granddaughter Lydia Reiner and brother Melvin Skoblik.
Published in Redwood Falls Gazette from Aug. 2 to Aug. 9, 2018
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