Life Story / Obituary


Charles Ernest Skipp – Born Charles Ernest Szczepkowki on September 11, 1927 and passed away October 18, 2015. Charles was married to Phyllis Ruth Siebenchier for 53 years before preceding him in death in 2001. Charles and Phyllis had six children: Charles, Frederick (Sandy) Skipp, Stephen, Brian, Mary Coffee, Jackie (Kenneth) Ashcraft; and many grandchildren. Charles was a huge Michigan and Detroit Lions football fan. He was a Veteran of WWII and attended Ferris State University. Charles will be missed dearly – love you, Dad. Cremation has taken place. At Dad’s request, there will be no funeral. A special family gathering will take place at a later date.