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Vernon Dale Skellenger

June 10, 1928 February 24, 2022
Vernon  Dale Skellenger
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Obituary for Vernon Dale Skellenger

Vernon Dale Skellenger, 93, of Stuart passed away on Thursday, February 24, 2022 at Unity Point Methodist West Medical Center. Funeral service will be held at 11 A.M. on Monday, February 28th at the Johnson Family Funeral Home in Stuart. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Menlo. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Stuart Rescue Unit. Online condolences may be left at www.johnsonfamilyfuneralhome.com.

Vernon was born on June 10, 1928 to George and Gertrude (Tereick) Skellenger south of Menlo in Adair County. He attended country schools and later Menlo High School graduating with the class of 1946. Following graduation he farmed with his dad and later worked in construction. He was united in marriage to Marilyn Hocamp in 1956 and became proud parents of Melayne, Tereick and Scott. The family made their home in Menlo and Vernon later moved to Stuart. In his spare time he enjoyed: reading, college basketball, St. Louis Cardinals baseball and was sharp with numbers playing Yahtzee.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marilyn; and brothers, Loren and Max Skellenger.

He leaves behind his children, Melayne (Darrell) Edwards of Adair and Scott Skellenger of Menlo; granddaughters, Misty Tracy and her son, Kash and Jennifer (Matt) Rivera and their son, Jaxon and one baby on the way, Victoria Turner and Kelsey Shield; brother, Charles (Janet) Skellenger; sisters-in-law, Tammy Skellenger and Helen Skellenger; and a host of nieces, nephews, great-grandchildren and friends.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

28

Feb

10:00 AM 2/28/2022 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/28/2022 11:00:00 AM
Johnson Family Funeral Home - Stuart

123 North Second Street
Stuart, IA 50250

Johnson Family Funeral Home - Stuart
123 North Second Street Stuart 50250 IA
United States

Service

Monday

28

Feb

11:00 AM 2/28/2022 11:00:00 AM
Johnson Family Funeral Home - Stuart

123 North Second Street
Stuart, IA 50250

Johnson Family Funeral Home - Stuart
123 North Second Street Stuart 50250 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Rose Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

Menlo
Menlo, IA 50164

Menlo Menlo 50164 IA
United States
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