Charles Daniel "Chuck" Skove, 97, of Angola, Indiana passed away Monday, December 30, 2013 at Lakeland Nursing Center. He was born September 26, 1916 in Cleveland, Ohio to John and Louise (Meyer) Skove. He married Irene B. Bodley on October 9, 1937. Chuck graduated from Tri-State College with a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1937. He was at Butler Brown Mining, Nashwauk, Minn. In 1937; Richard's Grocery Store, Angola; Sunrise Dairy, Angola and Golden Auto Parts, Angola between the years 1938-1939. From 1940-1945 he worked for GE in Fort Wayne, and from 1946 to when he retired in 1978 he was a purchasing agent for Dana Weatherhead in Angola, Ind. He was a founding member of the Pleasant View Church of Christ, Angola, Ind.; instrumental in the Historic Power Church Restoration; he was involved with the Angola Youth Center; Junior Chamber of Commerce and Tri-State Alumni Association. He was a member of the Associated Churches and the Steuben County Historical Society where he was County Historian for several years. Upon retirement he and his wife wintered in Pine Island, Florida from 1978-2001. He was able to take a dream of a lifetime trip in 1995 to Denmark with his granddaughter Yvonne to visit the home of his ancestors. He was always interested in history and family lineage. Chuck never new a stranger and always remembered everyone. He is survived by his two granddaughters Marie Diane Warmbier-Smith of Pleasant Lake, Ind. and Beth Yvonne Warmbier-Ramp of Northville, Mich.; his son-in-law Daniel Warmbier of Three Oaks, Mich.; his brother Robert John Skove of Houston, TX; three great-grandchildren Arianna Ramp, Isabella Ramp and Simon Whalls Warmbier along with his companion Dexter, his cat. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Irene B. Skove on October 15, 2002; his daughter Carol Warmbier on Nov. 11, 2013; his grandson Jason Skove Warmbier in 2008; and his sister Janet Louise Pumphrey. Services will be at 11:00 AM, Saturday, January 4, 2014 at the Pleasant View Church of Christ in Angola, Indiana. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Pastor Eric Bingaman will be officiating. Burial will be in the Circle Hill Cemetery, Angola, Indiana. Memorials may be given in memory of Chuck to the Pleasant View Church of Christ, 200 Fox Lake RD., Angola, IN 46703 or to the Powers Church c/o Marcia Powers, 8090 E 40 S, Angola, IN 46703.
Memorials may be given in memory of Chuck to the Pleasant View Church of Christ, 200 Fox Lake RD., Angola, IN 46703 or to the Powers Church c/o Marcia Powers, 8090 E 40 S, Angola, IN 46703.
10:00AM to 11:00AM on Saturday, January 4th, 2014 at Pleasant View Church of Christ (map/driving directions)
11:00AM at Pleasant View Church of Christ on Saturday, January 4th, 2014 (map/driving directions)
Circle Hill Cemetery
Circle Hill Dr.
Angola, IN 46703 (map/driving directions)