Sally Skaare

Sally Elizabeth Skaare passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on August 23, 2021 after a valiant battle with a number of serious illnesses.

Sally was born in Menomonie, Wisconsin on February 4, 1941 and her parents were Robert and Elizabeth (Schwartz) Lemke. She graduated from Menomonie High School with the class of 1959. Sally and William (Bill) Skaare were married on August 4th, 1962 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Menomonie. Three children were born into this union, Steven, Lisa and Kevin. They wintered in Arizona several years after retiring. They also traveled to Ireland, Alaska, Hawaii, California and took several Caribbean cruises. They also attended the Indy 500 and Bob Hope golf tournament several years and made several trips to Florida to visit Lisa and family.

Sally is survived by her husband, William (Bill); her daughter, Lisa (Ron) Rowan, of Fort Walton Beach, FL; son, Kevin (Nadine) of River Falls; and daughter in law, Jane Skaare of Holcombe, WI. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Kimberly Skaare, Katharine (James) Yeager, Kelsey Skaare, Nicholas (Danielle) Rowan, Jessica Rowan, Zachary Skaare and Andrew Skaare; one great granddaughter, Stella Yeager, and another great granddaughter, Carlene on the way. Sally was preceded in death by her son, Steve; her parents, Robert and Elizabeth Lemke; and her sister, Patricia.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Sally will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, August 27, 2021 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1500 Vine St., Hudson, WI. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the mass at the church. Masks required, per request of the family. Sally’s mass will be livestreamed through the St. Patrick Catholic Church Facebook page. Interment at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Hudson. Memorials to be used at the discretion of the family.

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