Craig Hobbs SkorichCraig Hobbs Skorich, Sr., 63, longtime resident of Duluth, passed away Dec. 9, 2004, peacefully at home.
Craig Hobbs Skorich, Sr., 63, longtime resident of Duluth, passed away Dec. 9, 2004, peacefully at home. He was born April 12, 1941 in Crosby, Minn. Craig was a 1959 graduate of Denfeld High School. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1959 to 1965 and with the 148th fighter Wing, Duluth until his retirement as a Chief Master Sergeant, in 1995. Craig was a member of American Legion Post 71, Duluth and followed his father as a lifelong member of American Legion Post 443 in Crosby, Minn. He enjoyed cooking, writing editorials and he spent much of his free time doing graphics on the computer. Craig was a doting grandfather and loved snuggling with his grandchildren. Craig was preceded in death by his natural father, Warren Johnson and his mother Lois (Johnson) Skorich; two brothers, Steve Skorich and Todd Skorich; and a sister, Sandy Skorich. He is survived by his children, Kim (Philip) Skorich Cameron-Smith, Livermore, Calif. and Craig (Trina) Skorich, Jr., Superior, Wis.; two grandchildren, Aidan and Claire Cameron-Smith; his father, George Skorich, West Duluth; step-mother, Kathryn Johnson, Ironton, Minn.; four brothers, Brian Skorich, Superior, Scott Skorich, Duluth, Kirk Skorich, Duluth and Dr. Gregory (Susan) Johnson, Grand Rapids, Mich.; five sisters, Tia (Glen Lynn) Skorich, Duluth, Sheila Skorich, Duluth, Irene Johnson, Ironton, Minn., Ilene Ollila, Grand Rapids, Minn., and Linda (Dennis) Peterson, Crosby, Minn.; many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, other relatives and friends. VISITATION:12 Noon until the 1 p.m. funeral service, Tuesday, Dec. 14th at Bell Brothers Funeral Home. Burial 11 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 15th, at Lakeview Cemetery, Crosby, MN.
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