Skylar Johnson

Skylar Johnson

SIOUX CITY — Services for Skylar M. Johnson, 32, of Onawa, Iowa, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at Waterbury Funeral Service in Sioux City.

Visitation with family present will be 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

He died Friday, Nov. 1, 2019.

1987-2019

Skylar Michael Johnson was born July 4, 1987, in Sioux City to Patrick Johnson and Robbi (Bradham) Johnson. Skylar grew up in Sioux City, moved to Tennessee to live with his father for a few years, and then to Norfolk, where he lived with his mother. In 2011, he moved to Onawa, Iowa, where he lived in a group home, services provided by Crossroads of Western Iowa.

Skylar had a love for many things. A few of his favorite things were shopping for hats, shoes and shirts, going grocery shopping and eating out. He enjoyed going for rides and traveling and had a love for all animals.

Some of Skylar’s favorite sports teams were the Iowa Hawkeyes, Nebraska Huskers, Tennessee Titans and Green Bay Packers.

Survivors include his mother, Robbi Johnson of Norfolk; his father, Patrick Johnson of Kansas; a brother, Nathan Johnson of Norfolk; a sister, Riley Johnson of Norfolk; maternal grandmother Sandy Rol of Sioux City; maternal grandfather Robert Bradham of Florida; paternal grandfather Richard Johnson of Sioux City; Great-Grandma Coke of Sioux City; and many other extended family members.

Skylar was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Rita Johnson.

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NORFOLK — Services for Imogene L. Thelen, 83, Norfolk, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Norfolk. The Rev. Patrick McLaughlin will officiate with burial at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in St. Frances Catholic Cemetery in Randolph.

BATTLE CREEK — Services for Angela Reeves, 97, Battle Creek, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Battle Creek. The Rev. Michael Malloy will officiate with burial in St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery in Battle Creek.

WAYNE — Graveside services for Lucille D. Cunningham, 94, formerly of Wayne, are pending at Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne. She died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Colorado Springs, Colo.

CROFTON — Services for Loretta R. Lange, 90, Crofton, are pending at Wintz Funeral Home in Crofton. She died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.

PILGER — Services for Mrs. Ted (Marilyn) Reeg, 75 of rural Wayne, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Pilger. The Rev. Timothy Booth will officiate. Burial will be in the Pilger Cemetery.

NORFOLK — Services for Edyth LeeAnn Robin Pedroza, infant daughter of G’anna Hutson and Jacob Pedroza of Norfolk, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the Ponca Tribal Building in Norfolk. The Rev. Arin Hess will officiate with burial in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Norfolk.

WISNER — Services for Marilyn (Mrs. Ted) Reeg, 75, rural Wayne, are pending at Minnick Funeral Home in Wisner. She died Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, at the Stanton Health Center in Stanton.

BATTLE CREEK — Services for Angela Reeves, 97, Battle Creek, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Battle Creek. The Rev. Michael Malloy will officiate with burial in St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery in Battle Creek.

NORFOLK — Memorial services for Dennis L. Hintz, 74, Norfolk, are pending at Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. He died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.

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Jimmy Johns