Funeral Services for Larry Skokan, age 79, of Wayne, will be held at First United Methodist Church in Wayne on Monday at 1:30 p.m. Visitation will be at Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne on Sunday from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. with family present. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne. He passed away on Tuesday at Edgewood Vista in Norfolk. Memorials may be directed to the Skokan family for later designation. Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.
Larry Wayne Skokan was born March 28, 1939, in Bloomfield to Louis and Emeline (Jelen) Skokan. He graduated from Niobrara High School in 1957 and was a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, with a Degree in Agriculture. Larry married Vicky Moore December 3, 1961, at the First Christian Church in Lincoln. He worked as a County Extension Agent while the couple lived in Beaver City, then Alliance, before being transferred to Beatrice. In 1969, they moved to Wayne where Larry managed the Fertilizer plant. Larry was a very hard working man. He enjoyed bowling, gardening, and time with friends and family. He loved his grandchildren most. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Wayne.
Larry is survived by children, Todd (Lisa) Skokan of Omaha and Sonja (Rod) Hunke of Wayne; four grandchildren, Zach and Sam Skokan and Brittney and Nolan Hunke; brother, Robert (Kerrol) Skokan of Verdigre; sisters, Nancy (Greg) Nolan of Elkhorn, and Linda (David) Wallick of Creighton; nieces and nephews.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Vicky in October 2017; sister, Phyllis Dannert; and grandson, Nate Skokan.