Wayne P. Skora

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Colonel Wayne P. Skora
January 16, 1944 - May 27, 2018
Wayne Philip Skora, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on May 27th, 2018 at his home in Monument, CO.
He will be lovingly remembered by his beloved wife of 52 years and best friend, Dee, by his children, Tanya and Christopher (Debbie) and grandchildren, Trevor and Ryan. He will also be remembered by his siblings, Patricia, Philip (Leslie), Barbara (Kevin) and Carol.
Wayne was born January 16, 1944 to parents, Felix Skora and Lillian Goshko (both deceased) and grew up in Chicago. After graduating the Air Force Academy in 1966, Wayne spent 26 years in the United States Air Force, retiring in 1992. He had a successful real estate career in Colorado Springs for 23 years. He served as a reserve deputy in El Paso County for ten years and was a consultant for Northrup Grumman for ten years.
He lived a life of dedication, service, love of God, love of country, and love of family.
He will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him.
A funeral mass will be held Tuesday, June 12th, at 12:30 pm, at the United States Air Force Academy Catholic Chapel. Interment will follow at the Air force Academy cemetery. Guests that are not military, are encouraged to use the North Gate for entrance.
A celebration of Wayne's life will follow at 3:00 pm at the Air Force Academy Golf Club.
Memorial donations in memory of Wayne may be made to CurePSP or the US Air Force Academy Endowment Fund.

Published in The Gazette on June 3, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
Swan-Law Funeral Directors
501 North Cascade Avenue | Colorado Springs, CO 80903 | (719) 471-9900
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