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James Ernest Skalberg
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Birth: Aug. 22, 1918
Wausa
Knox County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Mar. 4, 2002
Wausa
Knox County
Nebraska, USA

JAMES E. SKALBERG
Funeral services for James E. Skalberg of Wausa, Nebraska, were held Thursday, March 7, 2002, at 10:30 A.M., at Thabor Lutheran Church at Wausa, Nebraska. The Reverend Peter Friberg conducted the service with Lori Munter as organist. Inurement was at Woodlawn Cemetery.
Brockhaus Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
OBITUARY:
James Ernest Skalberg, son of Harry A. and Signe (Lindquist) Skalberg, was born August 22, 1918, on a farm near Wausa, Nebraska. He was baptized and confirmed at the Covenant Church in Wausa, Nebraska, and attended Washington North District #123 School. He helped his father on the farm and also worked for Olaf Olson and Donald Skalberg on their farms. He moved to town in 1969 and worked at the Alfalfa Mill until retiring in 1981.
He was married to Loretta Kolessa on August 8, 1941 in Madison, Nebraska. One son, Robert, was born to this union. The couple celebrated sixty years of marriage in August of 2001. James passed away March 3, 2002, at the Osmond General Hospital at the age of eighty-three years.
Survivors include his wife, Loretta; a son, Robert and his wife, Betty of Norfolk, Nebraska, three grandsons and their wives, Brad and Sherie of Norfolk, Nebraska, Bryan and Marilyn of Lincoln, Nebraska, and Barry and Traci of Grand Island, Nebraska; one granddaughter, Becky, of Omaha, Nebraska; two great-grandchildren, Kallie Skalberg of Norfolk and Nikolas Skalberg of Lincoln, Nebraska, and two step great-grandchildren, Alex and Emily Demarderios of Lincoln, Nebraska: brother, Ronald and his wife Marilyn of Fremont, Nebraska, and sister-in-law, Betty Skalberg of Wausa, Nebraska.
His parents, sister Janet, brother-in-law, Delbert Utecht, and brother Richard preceded him in death.
Information found in a Wausa Newspaper, March 4, 2002 sent to me by Judy Carlson. 
 
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 Parents:
  Arthur Harry Skalberg (1889 - 1965)
  Signe Lindquist Skalberg (1892 - 1969)
 
 Spouse:
  Loretta Bessie Kolessa Skalberg (1920 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  Janet Ardis Y. Skalberg Utecht (1917 - 1994)*
  James Ernest Skalberg (1918 - 2002)
  Ronald A. H. Skalberg (1921 - 2003)*
  Richard Donald Harry Skalberg (1921 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Wausa
Knox County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: Marty & Harley
Record added: May 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52105814
James Ernest Skalberg
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