(Deceased October 1, 2014)
Veteran of "HQ" Battery 1/83rd Artillery
Kenneth R. Skornia, 68, of Hermann,
Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, October
1, 2014 at his home.
Mr. Skornia was born in Washington, Missouri
on February 23, 1946, the son of the late
Joseph and Mathilda (Holdmeyer) Skornia.
He was the husband of Joan C. (Brueggemann)
Skornia. They were married February 19, 1966
at St. Joseph Church, Neier, Missouri. Joan
survives at the home.
Kenneth is also survived by two daughters,
Beverly McKee & husband Dan of Wildwood,
Missouri and Connie Kloppe & husband Rick of
New Haven, Missouri, by two sisters Marie
Zimmermann of St. Louis and Virginia Bell &
husband Jim of Union, by three grandsons
Owen Buchheit of New Haven and Jack & Alex
McKee of Wildwood and by numerous nieces,
nephews, great nieces and nephews and
great-great nieces and nephews, cousins and
countless friends. He is preceded in death
by his parents, by two brothers Joe Jr. &
Clarence Skornia and a sister Leona Hanneke.
Kenneth proudly served in the U.S. Army
during the Vietnam War. He was a member of
St. George Church, Hermann, Missouri. He
worked for Chrysler Corp. in Fenton for 30
years. He was a OATS bus driver in Hermann
for 16 years and was involved with
Birthright of Hermann. He enjoyed fishing,
hunting, traveling, tinkering with motors,
gardening, doing yard work or lending a
helping hand where ever it was needed.
Visitation will be Friday 3:00 to 8:00 p.m.
at Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home, Hermann,
Funeral Services will be held at St. George
Church, Hermann, Missouri at 10:00 a.m. on
Saturday, October 4th, with Father Bill Debo
officiating. Burial will be at St. George
Memorials may be given to Birthright of
Hermann, St. George Church Roof Fund or
Wounded Warriors Project. C/O Toedtmann-Grosse