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Thomas Eldon Skelton, Sr.

Thomas Eldon Skelton, Sr.

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  • Name Thomas Eldon Skelton  [1
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 26 Nov 1943  Kalamazoo,Kalamazoo,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Butcher  [2
    • for over 30 years with Meijer.
    Died 25 Jun 2019  Vicksburg,Kalamazoo,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Aft 25 Jun 2019 
    • Because he had had polio as a child the family donated his body to science.
    Obituary 21 Jul 2019  Leonidas,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Langland memorial service pamphlet 
    • Thomas E. Skelton
      November 26, 1943 ~ June 25, 2019
                    (Age 75)

      Tom was born November 26, 1943 in Kalamazoo the son of the late Max and Shirley (Baker) Skelton. He was employed for over 30 years as a butcher in the meat department. Tom enjoyed camping trips to Lake Superior, hunting, fishing, woodworking, and collecting rocks. He mostly enfoyed spending time with his family and friends. Tom is survived by his wife Carrie (Foster); children, Thomas Jr. (Missy) Skelton, Cheryl Cadwell, Jill (Rob) Geren, Lorie Skelton; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother and sisters, Steve (Barb) Skelton, Jan Conkle, Darlene Cole; the mother of his children, Sharon; and his beloved dog "Lady"
    Funeral 21 Jul 2019  Leonidas,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    with a memorial service at En Gedi Campground 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I1737  Rgstrong Family genes. | Descendants of Walter Halladay, cir 1640, Decendants of Samuel Halladay, 1680-1741, Descendants of Ebenezer Pratt, I7152 and Noah Halladay, I8837, Descendance of Ebenezer Pratt, 1763-1805, Descendants of John Skelton, 1793-1877, Descendants of William Steare, -1720
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2019 

    Father Ancestors Max Elwood "Bub" Skelton,   b. 27 Mar 1913, Constantine,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1994, Portage,Kalamazoo,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Shirley Madaline Baker,   b. 24 Nov 1919, Cadillac,Wexford,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1978, Portage,Kalamazoo,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F4118  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 (Divorced) Sharon Matteson 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Thomas Eldon Skelton, Jr.
    +2. Cheryl Lynn Skelton Married: 2x2x 
    Married: 2x3. Jill Cathleen Skelton Married: 2x2x 
     4. Lorie Marie Skelton
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2008 
    Family ID F4144  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ancestors Carrie Ann Foster 
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2008 
    Family ID F5252  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map Click to display
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Nov 1943 - Kalamazoo,Kalamazoo,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Jun 2019 - Vicksburg,Kalamazoo,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - Langland memorial service pamphlet - 21 Jul 2019 - Leonidas,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFuneral - with a memorial service at En Gedi Campground - 21 Jul 2019 - Leonidas,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S527] SKELTON - Max Elwood Skelton - Shirley Madeline Baker Descendant Chart; 17 Aug 1999 (Reliability: 3), 10 Jul 2008.

    2. [S1166] "Thomas E. Skelton Memorial." Privately held by Russell G Strong, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Vicksburg, MI. 2019., Langland (Portage, MI), Thomas E. Skelton obituary and memorial card (Reliability: 3), 21 Jul 2019.