Kent SkavlemKent Skavlem, age 52, of Grand Forks, passed away Tuesday, July 12 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks.
Kent Skavlem, age 52, of Grand Forks, passed away Tuesday, July 12 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks.
Kent was born May 8, 1959 at Grand Forks, the son of Edward and Marian (Hagen) Skavlem. He was raised and grew to manhood in the Inkster area and graduated from Midway High School. Kent was united in marriage to Tammy Barta on December 29, 1981 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Honeyford. Kent was employed by Ryan Farms of Inkster before moving to Washington state where he was employed by Boeing. They returned to the Inkster area where he was employed by Grabanski Farms. The couple currently live in Grand Forks.
Kent enjoyed camping, hunting and fishing with his family. He had great pride in his grandson, Grayson.
He is survived by his wife Tammy, Grand Forks; children: Tony Skavlem, Grand Forks, Tyler Skavlem, Grand Forks, Lindsay Skavlem, Mayville, Ian Skavlem, Grand Forks; grandson: Grayson Skavlem; brother: Harlan (Marilyn) Skavlem, Tacoma, WA and mother-in-law: Janice (Oliver) Cantu, Lankin.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother: Richard; sister: Sharon Groven and nephew: Scott Skavlem.
FUNERAL SERVICES: 10:30 am. Friday, July 15 at Forest River Community Church, Forest River, ND
INTERMENT: Memorial Park South, Grand Forks.
VISITATION: Thursday, July 14 from 6-8 p.m. with a 7 p.m. prayer service held in the Bakke Funeral Home of Larimore. Visitation will also be for one hour prior to the funeral in the church Friday.
BAKKE FUNERAL HOME, LARIMORE, ND