Eugen passed away on Saturday, October 16, 2004, at Innovis Hospital in Fargo at the age of 68.
Eugen B. Skokin was born to Boja and Maria Skokin on May 25, 1936 in Gurghiu, Romania. After completing high school he graduated from a technical school. He worked in an electronic factory in Bucharest for 30 years. He married Antoneta on June 29, 1963. The family immigrated to Fargo, ND in 1985. Hope Lutheran Church was a sponsor for them through Lutheran Social Service. Eugen?s first job in the United States was working as a custodian for the church. After approximately 10 years he joined the maintenance staff at O?Kelly Inn. He was employed there until March of this year. Eugen enjoyed gardening and stayed active playing tennis, biking, and fishing.
He is survived by his wife, Antoneta Skokin; his two children, Michael Skokin of Fargo, ND; and Roxana (Jason) Uttermark of Redfield, SD; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.
VISITATION: one hour prior to the funeral in the church Wednesday
FUNERAL: 11 AM Wednesday at Hope Lutheran Church, North Campus
BURIAL: Holy Cross Cemetery in Fargo