Ardella (Della) Skoug died Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at Morrow Nursing Home in Sparta, in the company of her family.

Della was born July 27, 1928, daughter of Edward and Agnes (Sveum) Olson in Osseo, Wis. She married Filmore C. Skoug June 21, 1947.

She was educated in Osseo schools and graduated in 1946. She worked at Jackson County Bank and at Jackson Electric Co-op. She was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church. She was an excellent seamstress and later quilter. She was a poet and enjoyed golf, especially during their winter stays in Mesa, Ariz. But she most enjoyed being with her grandchildren.

Della is survived by three children, Terri (Robert) Heins of Pontiac, Ill., Sherril (Robert) Solinsky of Stratford, Wis., Robert (Diane) Skoug of Hixton; six grandchildren, Jamie Heins, Renae (Kim) Caldwell, Lucas Skoug, Roy (Christy) Heins, Amanda (Paul) Ercole and Robyn (Zach) Zehr; 10 great-grandchildren; and her sister, Margaret Severson of Strum, Wis., also survive.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Filmore; parents; and her brother, Willis Olson.

Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at Evangelical Lutheran Church in Black River Falls, with Pastor Barbara Knutson officiating. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until time of service at the church.

Memorials may be made to Evangelical Lutheran Church, 115 N. 5th St., Black River Falls, WI, 54615; and Alzheimer’s Association, 3313 Packerland Dr., Suite E, De Pere, WI, 54115.

Buswell Funeral Home (715-284-2231) is assisting the family with arrangements.


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