Glenn E. Skatrud, Milton, WI (1932-2014)
November 19, 1932 - March 1, 2014
Glenn E. Skatrud, age 81, of Milton, passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014, at St. Mary's Hospital in Janesville, WI. He was born Nov. 19, 1932, in Manitowoc, WI, the son of the late Erwin and Linda (Dedering) Skatrud. He attended grade school and high school in Mishicot, WI. He, then, served in the Air Force for two years. Following his discharge, he was a sales manager at Manitowoc Equipment Works. At the age of 30, he returned to college and seminary at Garrett Theological Seminary. He was Pastor at Waldo-Hingham, Waukau, Eureka, North Rushford, Elo, Gillett, Hickory & Suring, Shullburg, and Milton, where he retired. After retirement he served as Chaplin at Cedar Crest in Janesville, where he retired again. Glenn then returned to ministering as visitation pastor at Whitewater United Methodist Church, retiring for good in 2011. He enjoyed visiting with friends, children, and his grandchildren. He spent all of his life devoted to ministry. Glenn married Lois Schultz Sept. 14, 1957, and enjoyed 56 year together.
Glenn is survived by his wife, Lois of Milton; his children: Jeff (Lynn) of Brodhead, WI, Dan (Ann) of Monroe, WI, Heidi (Tim) of New Berlin, WI, Leah and Stacy, both of Milton, and Scott of Darlington, WI; grandchildren: Emily (Jeremy) Gratz of Darlington, Josh Skatrud of Elkhorn, Kevin (Amanda) Skatrud of Janesville, Mark Maurer, Jonathan, and Elizabeth Skatrud, all of Monroe, Mackenzie Skatrud of Milton, Max and Natalie Harty of New Berlin; various nieces and nephews; siblings: Joyce Kasmer (Richard), Joan Kornely (Jim), and Barbara Skatrud. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Wendy Wilson; granddaughter, Danielle Skatrud; brother, Noel Skatrud; sister, Marilyn Scherer; brother, Elwood "Scottie" Skatrud.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at the MILTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH with Pastor Steve Scott officiating. Visitation time will be Tuesday from 4 until 7 p.m. at the ALBRECHT FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATION SERVICES, Milton, and from 10 a.m. until time of services Wednesday at the CHURCH.
Albrecht Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Milton
828 S. Janesville St. 608-868-2542