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Bill Skaggs Jr.

Services for retired phone company employee Bill Skaggs, Jr., 92, of Topeka, who died Oct. 30, were held Nov. 3 at Highland Park United Methodist Church in Topeka. Burial with military honors took place in Mount Hope Cemetery.

He was born Aug. 26, 1926 in Joplin, Missouri, son of William Pascal and Blanche Burtrum Skaggs.

Bill served in the U.S. Navy during WWII.

Bill married Roma Collett on Feb. 14, 1987.

Survivors include his wife, Roma; daughters Marianne Skaggs of Lebanon, Illinois, and Annette Rohde of Overland Park; sons, Michael Dale Skaggs of Sun City, Arizona, and Michael Scott Skaggs of Olathe; step-daughters Konnie Schuman of Lenexa, and Joan Jones of Albuquerque; step-son Dana Erickson of Dunwoody, Georgia; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. 

Memorials to Highland Park United Methodist Church, 2914 S.E. Michigan Ave., Topeka, Kansas 66605

Last modified Nov. 7, 2018