Richard Lynn Skyberg
October 30, 2019
Richard Lynn Skyberg, 60, of Havre, Mont., passed on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019.
A Celebration of Life will be held 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the Eagles Club in Havre. Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 1, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Nashua, Mont., with Bonnie Novak officiating. Burial will follow services in Fort Peck Cemetery, Fort Peck, Mont.
He was born in Glasgow, Mont., on May 17, 1959. He was the second son of four, born to Melvin and Borghild (Hove) Skyberg. He graduated from Nashua High School and DeVry University with a Bachelor's Degree in the Electronic Technician Curriculum, working in cable/satellite installation for 32 years.
Richard moved to Havre in 1990 where he met his current wife Sharon in 1992, they married Oct. 4, 1997. Although he did not have any biological children, Richard raised his two step-daughters and two adopted sons as his own. He resided on the family farm that he shared with Sharon in Havre until his passing.
He was a long-time member of Northwest Antique Power Association and North Central Montana Antique Enthusiasts. He enjoyed hunting, camping and basically anything having to do with the outdoors. His major passions were the antique engines that he worked on.
He is preceded in death by his mother Borghild; his father Melvin; and first grandchild, Taylor.
Richard is survived by his wife of 22 years, Sharon Skyberg; four children, Ella Olin, Jessica Garza, Gabriel and Alexander; 11 grandchildren, Elizabeth, Jeremiah, Richard, Rebecca, Thomas, Isaiah, Christian, Emma-lee, Kira, Nora and Anastasia; three great-grandchildren, Kaison, Kinsley and Jaxon; three brothers, Steve Skyberg, of Columbia Falls, Mont., Jim (Carol) Skyberg, of Greenville, S.C., and Paul (Bobbi and their two children, Emily and Nick) Skyberg, of Fort Peck; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.