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Paul Skelly, 81, of Sycamore, died November 23, 2016 in Kindred Hospital. Born June 18, 1935 in Sycamore , the son of Francis L. and Mariane (Willis) Skelly. He graduated from Sycamore High School class of 1953 and was a Lieutenant in the Army National Guard. Paul worked in Poultry Research at DeKalb Agriculture until his retirement. He married Sarah Jane McMillan in 1953; she predeceased him in 1994. He then married Beverly Lowe in 1998. Paul attended Sycamore United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Beverly; children, Dan (Lisa) Skelly of New York, Lynn (Roger) Workman of Decatur,IL, Kathy (Jim) Dombek of Sycamore, IL, and Kristy (Gene) Skelly-Sternes of Hinkley, IL; stepchildren, James (Mary Ellen) Bangs of Santa Barbara, CA, and Lisa (Tony) Jensen of Sycamore, IL; grandchildren, Katie , Amy, Elizabeth, Kristen, Joe, Jessica, Erich, Keith, Glenn, Kathryn, Emily, William, Hannah, and Michael; great-grandchildren, Noah, Sam and Sophia; and sister, Marye Faye Cooper, of Washington. Predeceased by his parents; first wife, Jane; grandson, Kyle; and sister, Jean Aves.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 26, 2016 at Sycamore United Methodist Church, 160 Johnson Ave, Sycamore, IL 60178, with Rev. Dan Swinson officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 10:45 prior to the service. Memorials may be made to the Sycamore United Methodist Church Youth Ministry.

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  1. Cheri Hunter

    My heart goes out to the family of Paul Skelly. May your many memories sustain you at this time.

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