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“I miss Chuck, ok maybe not him sneaking up on me. I haven't seen him for 3-5 yrs and I lost his email address/phone number a few years ago when I...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Pat Malloy

“I am very sad to hear about Chuck's passing. I worked with Chuck on a project in Wisconsin he was with the Washington Group while I worked for the...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Michael S.Prostak

“So sorry to hear that chuck passed away. ”
3 of 18 | Posted by: Jim and Shirley Grannis

“So sorry to hear that Charles has passed. May he rest in eternal peace. I have many fond memories of our St. Benedict neighborhood, and high school...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: LaDonna Pulver Elhardt

“Skalsky Family: I had the pleasure of meeting your father when he and my Aunt Betty started dating. Chuck was an easy man to talk to and I started...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Linda (Weiand)Kasowski

“I had the fortune to cross paths with Chuck in 2002 in Kenohsa, WI working at the power plant there. My company sent me there as a first time...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Arthur Crowley , Brooklyn, CT

“We are sorry to not have Chuck around at Becky and Dave's house anymore. He was always easy to visit with and had an opinion on just about everything...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Jason and Terri McEvers

“I spent many happy hours in the Skalsky home as a teenager. They were always welcoming of all the neighborhood kids. Chuck drove our school bus to...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Laura Alderson Hatfield

“We are sorry to hear about Uncle Charles. Our prayers are out to you all. Tracy, Kim, Camden and Kirra. ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Tracy Wilmes

“We are so sorry for your loss. I go back to all the holiday meals we at together at Grandma and Grandpa\'s house at the farm and the goofing around...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Rick and Stacey Skalsky and family

“So so sorry for your loss. Being Charles's mother and mine were sisters, I spent many summers as a child on Windy's farm and have many memories of...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Elaine (Fetch) Lehde

“Dear Skalsky family...our prayers to you now and as you continue to remember all of the wonderful memories you have of your dad, grandpa and friend. ...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: The Heftas

“Sandy Jim and family, I am so very sorry to hear of Chuck's passing! I know how much you loved him. Blessings for fond memories and eventual healing!...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Lori Lawson

“Worked with Chuck on a few projects. He was a Great man and a very intelligent individual. He will be missed for sure but never forgotten!! ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Jennifer White - Gallatin, TN

“Chuck was a great man and mentor to myself and others. I will surely miss his humor and advice. RIP chuck you were one of a kind! ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Rod McKay

“Cheryl and family, So sorry for your loss. I hope you feel the prayers for your comfort and peace as you say good-bye to your dad, grandfather,...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Danita & Darrell Bitz

“We will miss Chuck very much. He was a wonderful neighbor with a kind soul. He always had a smile and a wave as we passed each other on the street;...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Renae Sisk

“Cheryl & Terry So sorry for the loss of your Father. Sounds like he and I had a lot in common: Veteran, Politics, NASCAR and Sports. I would have...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Hal & Karen Weninger


Charles P. Skalsky, 77, Bismarck, died November 28, 2016 at CHI St. Alexius Health in Bismarck. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:30 pm on Friday, December 2, 2016 at Church of the Ascension, Bismarck, ND with Rev. Marvin Klemmer as celebrant. Inurnment will be at North Dakota Veterans Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the Bismarck AMVETS Post #9. Visitation will be held Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 5:00-8:00 pm at Weigel Funeral Home, with a Rosary/Parish Vigil at 7:00 pm. Visitation will continue at the church one hour prior to the service on Friday. Charles was born on June 15, 1939 to Wendelin and Helen (Lynch) Skalsky in Hebron, ND. He was raised on the family farm south of Beulah and graduated from Beulah High School in 1957.Charles entered the United States Army in May 1957 and was assigned to the Engineering Department in charge of rigging and movement control. He served until May of 1959. He married Rowene Rausch on November 23, 1959 at St. Benedicts Catholic Church rural Beulah, ND. Charles and Rowene lived in Stanton, ND for many years raising their five children. Over the years Charles worked as a Boilermaker and General Forman for Morrison Knudsen and Washington groups and other companies, rigging and erecting steel for the construction of power plants. He took pride in the construction projects he was involved in in several states and Canada. Upon retiring, he became a consultant. Charles' life was filled with family. He enjoyed NASCAR and stock car racing, holiday gatherings, playing cards, talking politics and telling stories, following sporting events of his children and grandchildren along with taking care of his yard. He had many friends and would enjoy getting together and visiting with them. Charles will be deeply missed by his former spouse, Rowene Skalsky; children, Brenda (George) Owen, Williston, ND, David (Becky) Skalsky, Bismarck, ND, Cheryl (Terry) Weigel, Kintyre, ND, Sandy (Jim) McKay, Bismarck, ND and Rod Skalsky, Beulah, ND; 13 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild; special friend, Bette Ziegler, Bismarck, ND; brothers, Jerome, Tucson, AZ and Duane (Cheryl), Tucson, AZ; sister, Virginia (Robert) Rathburn, Clermont, FL; sister-in-law Verla, OR along with numerous nieces and nephews. Charles was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Daniel; sisters, Joanne and Elaine; nephew, Mark Skalsky and sister-in-law, Ida Skalsky. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial to the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan, ND.

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