Steven Edward Skotzke, 62, Phillips, died at his home on Friday, February 28, while under the care of his family and Flambeau Home Health and Hospice. He was born on March 16, 1957, the son of Richard and Audrey Skotzke. He earned a degree in Electrical Engineering at the Milwaukee School of Engineering and then a Masters of Business Administration degree from Cardinal Stritch University. He was married to Cynthia Lucille Boer on September 17, 1983. He served as Contracts Director for Marquip, Inc. and then BW Papersystems in Phillips for 38 years. In his free time he enjoyed spending time with his family, hunting, bowling, boating, camping, travel, and woodworking.
He is survived by his wife, Cynthia; by four children, Michelle Lucille (Josh) Stroheker, Girard, IL, Kristyn Tamara (Broc) Snow, Davenport, IA, Kayla Stephanie, Moline IL, and Nicholas Edward Steven, West Des Moines, IA; by seven grandchildren, Bradyn, Bryce, Brooklyn, Brinsley, Liam, Wesley, and Leonardo; by two brothers, Martin (Kathleen), Oregon, WI, and Michael (Carol), Madison, WI; and by three sisters, Patricia (Douglas) Reichhoff, Friendship, WI, Janice Cokely, Sun Prairie, WI, and Laurie (William) Schroeder, Arkdale, WI.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, March 7, at the Heindl Funeral Home in Phillips with Father Lourdu Raju Madanu officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services. Inurnment will be in the Saint Patrick Cemetery in Phillips.