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William Skees

November 30, 1934 — February 26, 2021

William Skees

William “Bill” Skees, age 85, of Tomahawk, passed away peacefully on February 26, 2021 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rhinelander. Bill was born on April 12, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois to William Sr & Agnes (Jurasko) Skees. He was married to Anita Eileen Canan on June 25, 1966. Together, in 1971, Bill & Eileen moved to Tomahawk from the Chicago area with a dream of opening a resort. They later owned Shady Crest Resort on Lake Nokomis in Tomahawk. Bill loved to be outdoors – hunting & fishing with his boys. He enjoyed his time working on his GTO, playing pool and watching the Packers play. Bill was extremely proud of his family and spending time with them brought him joy. Bill is survived by his wife – Anita Eileen Skees of Tomahawk; children – Kim Klein of Missouri, Donald Skees of Missouri, Karen (Mike) Noble of Missouri, William (Beth) Skees of Tomahawk, Scott (Laura Singsime) Skees of Tomahawk & James (Suzy) Skees of Tomahawk; and grandchildren – PJ, Tara, Holly, Alyssa, Ryan, Vivian, Mikey, Christopher, Nick, William, Billy, Ryan & Timothy. He is further survived by numerous great grandchildren; sister – Judy (Ray) Penkala; & brother – Thomas Skees. Bill is preceded in death by his parents. The Funeral Service for Bill Skees will take place at 11:00AM on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Krueger Family Funeral Home. Visitation will take place from 10:00AM until the time of service at 11:00AM. Burial will immediately follow in Prairie Rapids Cemetery. If you do not feel comfortable attending the funeral, you may join the family on zoom with the link provided below. Krueger Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service is assisting the family with arrangements. You may view the full obituary and leave online condolences at www.kruegerfamilyfuneral.com ----------------------- Topic: Funeral Service for Bill Skees Time: Mar 3, 2021 11:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86218232028?pwd=aTNiaXFFNXBHTS9EN1dpRkR5Mlc2Zz09 Meeting ID: 862 1823 2028 Passcode: Skees
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Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

10:00 - 11:00 am

Krueger Family Funeral Home

101 North 2nd Street, Tomahawk, WI 54487

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am

Krueger Family Funeral Home

101 North 2nd Street, Tomahawk, WI 54487

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Burial

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Starts at 12:00 pm

Prairie Rapids Cemetery

Prairie Rapids Road, WI 54487

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