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Michael M. Skelton

June 22, 1951 — May 25, 2024

Cleveland

Michael M. Skelton, 72, of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2024 at St. Mary’s -Felician Village in Manitowoc.  He was born June 22, 1951 in Sheboygan to the late Murray and Helen (Binder) Skelton.  Mike graduated from Sheboygan North High School with the Class of 1969, and then went on to receive his degree as a Mechanical Design Technician from LTI.

On August 30, 1975, he was united in marriage to Kathleen Menzer at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sheboygan.  Together they celebrated 48 years of marriage.

Mike worked for Pemco in the Engineering Department retiring in 2014.

 Mike has a passion for cars. His pride was his 1973 Dodge Challenger, along with all the others he collected over the years. He enjoyed going to Road America, spending time with his son at car shows, and watching NASCAR. Mike was an avid reader, and enjoyed traveling with his family and friends.  He was an amazing husband and father. His family will cherish all the lasting memories they created together.

Mike is survived by his wife Kathy, son Jim both of Cleveland, sisters; Mary Meyer of Sheboygan, Kathleen (Dan) Koepsel of Hingham, and Margaret (Mark) Larson of Sheboygan, brothers-in-law; Robert (Joanne) Menzer of Sheboygan, Fred (Betty) Menzer of Brownsville, and Dave (Julie) Menzer of Sheboygan, and sister-in-law Barbara Menzer of Sheboygan.  He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  Mike was preceded in death by his parents, infant brother Tommy, in-laws Fred and Grace Menzer and brothers-in-law Donald Meyer and Donald F. Menzer and his fury friend Wimpy.

A Celebration of Mike’s Life will be held in the fall. Please continue to watch the funeral home website for the date and times.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Cleveland First Responders, St. Mary’s Nursing Home or Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice in Mike’s name.

The family would like to express their thanks to Jay, Don, Lee, Ed, Barb F. and Kathy’s family for their continuous love, support and compassion. 

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