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Orville Skinner, 72

Orville Skinner, 72, of Karlstad, Minnesota passed away at Sanford
Hospital in Thief River Falls, Minnesota on Sunday, June 19th, 2011.
Orville was born July 10, 1938 at Donaldson, Minnesota, the son of
Searle and Adelia (Franklin) Skinner.  He grew up at Donaldson and
attended school there.  In 1965 he moved to Karlstad and worked for
several area farmers including James Pederson.  He became a resident
of the Meadows in Karlstad two years ago and recently entered the
Karlstad Nursing Center.  Orville enjoyed visiting and having coffee
with his friends in Karlstad.   
    He is survived by sisters, Stella (Ervin) Gorsuch, Hallock and
Lois (Merlyn) Winters, Lancaster, MN; brothers, Richard (Judy)
Skinner, Pembina, ND and Dale (Linda) Skinner Owatonna, MN; and many
nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents;
brothers, Clifford, Melford, Kenneth, Melvin and Larry; and a sister,
Marie Johnson.  
      Funeral services were held Thursday, June 23rd, 2011
at 2:00 p.m. in the Karlstad Baptist Church.  Interment will be in
Hillcrest Cemetery, Donaldson, Minnesota. 

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