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 Alfred J “Doc” Skov

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Alfred J “Doc” Skov

  • Birth 13 Aug 1902 Washington County, Nebraska, USA
  • Death 15 Mar 1987 Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
  • Burial Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
  • Plot Block: 116 Lot: 36 Grave: 1
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  • Memorial ID 116844554

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Alfred Skov

Services for Alfred J. “Doc” Skov, 84, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 18 at First Lutheran Church in Blair with Carl Shattauer, Jr. officiating. Burial will be in the Blair Cemetery.
He was born August 13, 1902, in Spiker to Ludvig and Christina (Jacobsen) Skov.
He was baptized and confirmed in the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Orum.
He farmed in Washington County for many years, moving to Blair in 1948, where he worked at the Blair Cemetery for the city of Blair for 10 years.
On December 20, 1922, he married Ethel Newkirk, who preceded him in death in 1972.
To this union, one son, Lyle Skov of Wayne, was born.
On May 3, 1975, he married Helen (Larson) Svengard of Blair, who survives him.
Also surviving are two grandchildren, Diane Backman of Phoenix, Arizona, and Rodney Skov of Lincoln; seven great-grandchildren; five step-grandchldren, Lila Conrad of Omaha, Marlene Sutherland of Grand Island, Peggy Williams of Omaha, Alan Svengard of Blair and Tim Svengard of Blair, 13 step-grandchildren and 12 step-greatgrandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three sisters and one brother.

Obituary Leaflet
Alfred J. Skov, age 84. Born August 13, 1902, Spiker, Nebraska; Died March 15, 1987, Blair, Nebraska.

Services 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 18, 1987, First Lutheran Church, Blair, Nebraska. Officiating: Rev. Carl F. Shattauer, Jr. Organist: Clare Cowing; Vocalist: Homer Nielsen; Vocal Selections: “How Great Thou Art”; “Just As I Am”; Congregational Hymn: Hymn No. 479: “My Faith Looks Up To Thee”

Pallbearers: James Anderson, Jr., Rodney Skov; Howard Kubie; Alan Svengard; Chester Larsen; Tim Svengard

Graveside services: Blair Cemetery, Blair, Nebraska

Obituary and leaflet courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings and leaflets on file in the Public Library, Blair, Nebraska

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  • Created by: S. Wardell
  • Added: 9 Sep 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 116844554
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Alfred J “Doc” Skov (13 Aug 1902–15 Mar 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 116844554, citing Blair Cemetery, Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by S. Wardell (contributor 47551395) .