Houghton / Ishpeming, Mich. - Margaret D. Skufca, age 90, longtime Ishpeming resident passed away Saturday, May 25, 2013 at the Omega House in Houghton.
Margaret was born October 29, 1922 in Calumet to Anton and Mary (Rosenberger) Gorup. She graduated from Calumet High School, class of 1941 and attended Suomi College receiving a 2 year nursing degree. Margaret moved to Ishpeming in the mid 1950s where she lived until recently living in Menominee and Houghton.
While living in Ishpeming Margaret was active with the St. Vincent de Paul Society. She held various office positions in the St. Vincent de Paul Society as well as their store manager for 20 years. Margaret enjoyed baking and was an avid reader. She was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ishpeming.
Margaret is survived by 2 children: Roger (Patricia Wheeler) Skufca of Houghton and Dianne (Mark) Ledel of Mammoth Lakes, CA along with nieces and nephews.
Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, husband Joseph Skufca in 2007 her son Fr. Ronald Skufca in 2013 and 7 brothers.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 30, 2013 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ishpeming with Fr. William Ssozi as celebrant and Fr. Mark Inglot as con celebrant.
Margaret's family will greet relatives and friends from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church where St. Vincent de Paul Society will conduct a memorial service prior to the Mass.
Interment will take place for Margaret and Inurnment for Fr. Ron Skufca in the Ishpeming Cemetery immediately following the Mass.
Memorial considerations may be directed to St. Vincent de Paul Society in memory of Margaret.
Margaret's obituary may be viewed at bjorkandzhulkie.com where relatives and friends may leave a note of remembrance.