Jerome LeRoy Skalsky

Jerome L. Skalsky, 82, Chisholm and formerly of Hibbing died Saturday, June 1, 2019, at his home in Chisholm.

He was born June 9, 1936, to Steve and Nellie (Herbert) Skalsky in Hibbing. Jerome was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Chisholm. He was an avid outdoorsman, loved fishing with his family, hunting, watching all kinds of sports and country westerns on television.

He is survived by his five children: Lee (April) Skalsky of New Lisbon, Wis., Jenny Swanson of Detroit Lakes, Minn., Milton “Buddy” (Danielle) Jensen of Chisholm, John (Liz) Skalsky and Jerry (Jolena) Skalsky, both of Brownsville, Wis.; siblings, Clem Skalsky of Keewatin, and Doug (Patty) Skalsky of Kelly Lake; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Steve and Nellie (Herbert) Skalsky; along with seven brothers and sisters.

Funeral: Services for Jerome will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at First Assembly of God Church in Chisholm. The Rev. Micah Reed will officiate.

Visitation: Will be held one hour prior to the funeral service Thursday at the church.

Arrangements are with the Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing. To leave a message of condolence please visit our website at

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