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Carl J. "Cookie" Skog 1901-1972)

SKOG, HANSON, DAWALD, MCANDREW, MCANDREWS, SMITH, WOODS

Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 2/9/2014 at 15:14:30

“Cookie” Skog Dies at 71
Carl “Cookie” Skog, 71, lifetime resident of Estherville, died early Sunday morning, March 12, 1972, at Holy Family Hospital.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at the Estherville Lutheran Church with the Rev. Stephen Engelstad officiating. Burial will be made in the Estherville Lutheran Cemetery.

Skog was born March 2, 1901, in Estherville. His parents were Mr. and Mrs. Olaf Skog and he received his education in Estherville schools.

On Sept. 5, 1926, he was married to Judith Hanson, Estherville. He was employed by the Rock Island Railway as brakeman and conductor for 46 years, retiring in 1965.

He was a member of the Estherville Lutheran Church, the Elks Lodge and Railroad Brotherhood of Trainmen.

Survivors are his wife; one daughter, Mrs. Jarrett (Faye) Dawald, Owatonna, Minn.; one son, Denis of Amarillo, Tex.; five grandchildren, Mitchell, Jeffrey and Eric Dawald and Monica and Brian Skog; one sister, Mrs. Sarah McAndrews [McAndrew], Estherville; two nephews, Kenneth McAndrew of Key West, Fla., and Cecil Woods of California; and one niece, Mrs. Russell Smith, Estherville.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Mrs. Ottis Woods.

Those serving as pallbearers will be Selmar Amdal, George Booth, Mike Calhan, Carl Gronstal, Harold Howard and Robert Nielsen. Friends may call at the Fuhrman Funeral Home at any time until 9 a.m. Tuesday. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, March 13, 1972)


 

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