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Donald Jerrold Skorupa Sr.

May 3, 1930 ~ March 28, 2020 (age 89)


Donald  Jerrold Skorupa, Sr., 89 of Three Oaks  passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at Hanson Hospice Center, Stevensville in the care of his family.

A private family gathering was held and a public  memorial service will be announced later. Memorials may be given to Faith United Methodist Church, P.O.  Box 414, Bridgman, MI 49106 or Harbor Country  Food Pantry, 301 N. Elm St., Three Oaks, MI 49128. Online condolences accepted at

Donald was born Saturday, May 3, 1930 in Stevensville, the son of the late Thomas  and Esther (Siemon) Skorupa. He married Phyllis Ann Smith  on January 9, 1954.  Donald served in the U.S. Army in Alaska during the Korean Conflict and was a member of the American Legion, Post #331. He worked as a cement finisher at Holland Construction. He enjoyed many hobbies including being on the computer, deer hunting, amateur radio operator -  N8RCP, stamp collecting, scuba diving, making wine, rockets, chess, metal detecting, rocks, rockhound polished and making jewelry.

Donald is survived by his wife of 66 years, Phyllis; children: Donna Sperry, Donald  (Sherri) Skorupa, Jr. and Jane Barker; six grandchildren: Kami Matlock, Paul Harding, Gene Barker, Jim (Brooke) Barker, Scott (Sara) Skorupa, Stacey Skorupa,; great-grandchildren: Reese and Elly Matlock, Indie, Malakai and Piper Barker, Nickolas and Jordan Skorupa; brother: Matthew “Mac” Skorupa.

He was also preceded by his sons-in-law: Stan Sperry and Eugene Barker; siblings: Connie Pallas, Mary Smith, Victoria Hackel, Thomas, Wilbur, Raymond and Clifford Skorupa.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Boyd Chapel of Pike Funeral and Cremations Service, 9191 Red Arrow Highway, Bridgman. Online condolences accepted at

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Services are to be announced

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