(Wednesday - March 10, 2021) - Shirley Ann Skogman, age 78, of Foster City, passed away on Monday, March 8, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital.

Shirley was born September 17, 1942, in a small log cabin in Foster City. She was the daughter of the late Edwin and Lucille (Dixon) Oman.

Shirley graduated from Felch High School in 1960 as the salutatorian of her class and was a lifelong resident of the area. She married Norman Skogman on Oct. 8, 1960, at Zion Lutheran Church in Felch. Together they worked on their family potato farm for over 50 years. Shirley was a very social person and enjoyed working at a few local restaurants as well. She was a longtime member of Zion Lutheran Church in Metropolitan and more recently the Abiding Word Free Lutheran Church. Her Christian faith was her strength and her life, and with rejoicing is now her eternal salvation. She was very active in the church serving on the Ladies' Aide, the Church Council, as financial secretary and teaching Sunday School. She was a member of the Gideons Women's Auxiliary and sat on the board of directors for the Michigan Seed Potato Association. Shirley was appointed to the Michigan Agriculture Commission under Gov. Engler. In her spare time, Shirley enjoyed playing Bingo and cards, camping, traveling, and wintering in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. She loved spending time with her family, friends and her dog, Bingo. Most importantly, she was proud to say, she loved God, family and community.

Shirley is survived by her husband of 60 years, Norman; her four children, Elizabeth (Michael) Juneau of Foster City, Richard (Penny) Skogman of Ralph, Douglas Skogman (Joann Brown) of Laingsburg, Michigan, and Amy (Jeff) Cousineau of Hardwood; four siblings, Ronald Oman, Robert Oman, Scott Oman and Wanda Oman; 10 grandchildren, Rebecca (Robert) Nord, Erin (Kris) Kreh, Sarah (Justin) Massie, Mathew (Chelsea) Skogman, Samantha (Jamie) Mattson, Ashley (Robert) Barto, Kyle Skogman, Jesse Cousineau (Ciara Dario), Jeanine Cousineau, Kaitlyn Cousineau; 13 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and extended family members.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Marie Juneau; a brother, James Oman; and two sisters, Carol Aichner and Barbara Dario.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 Saturday morning, March 13, at Zion Lutheran Church in Felch. Pastor Tom Schierkolk will officiate. Burial will be in the Felch Cemetery in the spring.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gideons International in Shirley's memory.

Condolences to the family of Shirley Ann Skogman may be expressed online at:
www.ernashfuneralhomes.com

The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the arrangements.


 




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