7/31/2009 10:30am, Holy Shepherd Lutheran Church, 920 Kipling, Lakewood, CO 80215
Wayne F. (Skip) Skipton
August 14, 1937 :: Denver, Colorado
July 12, 2009 :: Englewood, Colorado
Survived by his wife Kathy, sisters Joyce Lewis, Phyllis Tucker and family in California. Brother-in-laws, sister-in-law, niece and nephews. Great nieces Miranda and Morgan.
Wayne was born in Denver, CO and grew up in California and Elizabeth, CO. He enlisted in the Army National Guard after High School. He attended Metro State and Red Rocks Community College.
He worked in the Division of Wildlife of Colorado for 30 years. He enjoyed surveying and his work at the Division.
Wayne and Kathy were married on July 6, 1985 at Holy Shepherd Lutheran Church.
Skip enjoyed rafting, traveling, woodworking and especially collecting model railroad trains.
Donations can be made in Skip’s name to:
Vistacare Hospice (www.vistacare.com)
4350 Wadsworth Blvd., Suite 250
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Alzheimer’s Association, Colorado Chapter
455 Sherman St., #500
Denver, CO 80203
3600 Morrison Rd.
Denver, CO 80223
(School for American Indian people to get their GED education — Skip had a special connection to this school.)
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