Ronald “Ron” Skouge

Ron Skouge, 79, of Waco, passed away 7:10p.m. Friday, May 6, 2016 from a courageous battle with cancer.

His preference was not to have visitation or ceremony. He will be cremated and his ashes will be disposed of by his wife Patricia (Pat). Ronald (Ron) was born June 8, 1936 in Slayton, Minnesota to his parents, George and Ruth (Skrivseth) Skouge.

Ron joined the Air Force two weeks after high school graduation and served thirteen years there attaining the rank of Tech Sgt. and received the Air Force commendation medal. On March 31, 1967, he transferred from the U. S. Air Force to the U. S. Army as a WO1 (Warrant Officer). Ron served nine years in the U.S. Army attaining the rank of WO3 (Chief Warrant Officer) before retiring from the military. His awards included the Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, two Army Commendation Service Medals and several other awards.

The next nineteen years were spent employed by the City of Waco in the Information System Center (computer department) as an Operations Supervisor. Ron was proud to have served the people of the City of Waco.

Ron is survived by his wife of 57 years, Patricia (Pat); his eldest daughter, Sandi Rains and husband Mark, his youngest daughter, Susan Ryals and husband Brad; one grand-daughter, Samantha Rains and one grand-son, Benjamin Ryals.

Ron and his family wish the best to all of their friends which they have known and loved while residing in Waco. Thanks for a great life.

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  1. Dwayne Densman

    Sandy I’m so deeply saddened for you and your family in the loss of your dad. You are in our thoughts
    and prayers. Remember you’ll see him again one day!

    Love
    Dwayne & Jackie

  2. Art and Joyce Baker

    We send our deepest sympathy along with our love to the family of Ron Skouge. Words are hard to find at times like this but know he will be remembered with highest regards. His love for his family always seemed upper most in his life and I am sure this will always bring the happiest of memories . With our love, Art and Joyce Baker

  3. Hello,
    I’m so sorry to hear about your loss. Mr. Skouge was always top notch with me, a real champ. I’ll never forget his eagerness to share bits from A Prairie Home Companion and teach me a bit about classical music. Also, his affinity for and appreciation of Schlitz will always be in my mind.

    Ron always treated me like an adult during my teen years, and I’ve always appreciated that about him.

    My condolences,
    Mitch Youts

  4. Pat, I was so sorry to hear this. Ron was wonderful, and PJ and I will both miss him. If there is anything I can do for you, please call. You have out deepest sympathies.

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