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Stanley Joseph Skiba

Posted 2017-07-17 by mhenderson
Today's News-Herald, Lake Havasu City, AZ
>>> Published on Friday, July 7, 2017 <<<

Stanley Joseph Skiba (Skip), 87, passed away July 1, 2017 in Lake
Havasu City.

He was the son of Katherine Sibik Skiba, born March 3, 1930 in
Hammond, Indiana.

He grew up in Calumet City, Illinois. After 54 years, he moved with
his family to Lake Havasu City. Stanley was proud to have served his
country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He
continued a life of service as a fireman and retired as a fire
chief.

Stanley enjoyed 33 years in Lake Havasu City. His favorite past
times were spending time with his friends, bowling and drinking beer
at the Havasu bowling alley.

Stanley’s mother, Katherine Skiba, preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife, Marie Skiba, brother Michael
(Chesterine) and nieces and nephews.

Stanley was a member of Our Lady of the Lake Church. He was also a
member of the Professional Firefighters Association, the American
Legion and the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in
Stanley’s name to the Western Arizona Humane Society in Lake Havasu
City.

Services were placed in the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home.
Thoughts and condolences can be sent to family at www.lietz-
frazefuneralhome.com. To send a free card to the family go to
www.sendoutcards.com/lietzfraze.





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