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Theola O. Skogberg

Theola O. Skogberg

July 26, 1914 - Jan. 16, 2006

SPICER -- Theola Odella Skogberg, 91, of Willmar, formerly of Spicer, died Monday at Bethesda Heritage Center in Willmar.

The service will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Hope Presbyterian Church in Spicer. A private burial will be at Rock Valley Lutheran Cemetery in Echo.

Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are with the Green Lake Funeral Home in Spicer. Memorials are preferred.

She was born July 26, 1914, in Echo to Martha (Finnes) and Martin Lecy. She attended school in Echo and worked in various restaurants.

She married Kenneth Skogberg on July 24, 1943. They lived in Sacred Heart and farmed for many years. They moved to Fergus Falls, and she worked as a cook at Lutheran Brethren Schools. They retired and moved to Spicer.

She is survived by her children: Julie (and Albert) D'Arpa of Woodbury, Paul (and Lynn) Skogberg of St. Petersburg, Fla.; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and siblings: Ruby Skalbeck of Sacred Heart and Vernon (and Eileen) Lecy of Spearfish, S.D.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1995, one sister and three brothers.