Russell D. Skelly


Russell D. Skelly, age 56 of Le Sueur, formerly of Mankato, died
unexpectedly at home on Monday morning, December 3, 2018. Funeral
service will be on Friday, December 7, 2018, 11:00 a.m. at Kolden
Funeral Home, Le Sueur. Visitation will be at the funeral home on
Friday morning from 9:00 a.m. ~ 11:00 a.m. Memorials are preferred.
Russell was born on October 26, 1962 in Mankato, MN to Floyd and
Delpha (Holmgren) Skelly. He grew up in the Mankato area where he
was very involved in the Boy Scouts of America and was an Eagle
Scout. His Eagle project was restoring the Pioneer Cemetery in
Mankato. In 2004 he was honored with a park sign at the Cemetery. He
graduated from Mankato West High School in 1981. He was employed
at National Poly, (Atlantis Plastics) and later worked at Mankato State
University for many years before beginning employment at Amazon in
Shakopee for the past 2 years. Russell married Susan Hanson on July
23, 2010 in Mankato, MN.
He is survived by his wife Susan. Children; Alyce and Andrew Skelly of
Waseca, MN. Parents, Floyd and Delpha Skelly of Mankato, MN;
siblings, Steven (Pam) Skelly of Lakville, MN; Scott (Brenda) Skelly of
Mankato, MN; Debbie (Doug) Steenhard of Kenyon, MN and Gail
(Bruce) Connelly of Mankato, MN. Siblings-in-law; Shirley (Tom)
Rogers of Wilmar, MN; Cindy Smith of Fairfax, MN; Tammy (John)
Wenner of Pequot Lakes, MN; Billy (Kathaleen) Hanson of Sioux, Falls,
S.D. and Joey (Kristie) Hanson of Titusville, FL.
He is preceded in death by his mother-in-law, father-in-law and sister-in-
law, Andrea.


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