Olgerts Skostins


Birth: September 29th, 1926
Death: December 25th, 2017
Age: 91 years
Residence:Midland, Michigan

 

Olgerts Skostins

Midland, Michigan

 91, of Midland, MI, passed away on December 25, 2017 at Woodland Hospice House in Mount Pleasant, MI.

 

Olgerts was born September 29, 1926 in Riga, Latvia to the late Janis and Marta (Simanis) Skostins. He married his wife of 50 years, Rita, on July 9, 1967. Olgerts retired from the Dow Corning Corporation in 1992 after 26 years of service as a senior technologist in TS&D, where he co-authored many patents in the U.S., Europe and Japan. Olgerts enjoyed gardening, theater, opera, and politics, and was a member of the Saginaw Latvian Ev. Lutheran Church.

 

Olgerts is survived by his wife, Rita; children Ligita Wendt, Pauls Skostins, Astra Ware and Lara Browne; as well as his grandchildren Kaija and Drake Browne, Maija and Lija Wendt, Krista Ware, and Alissa (Derek) Vanderploeg.

 

The funeral service will take place at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 30, 2017 at the W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Rd.  Rev. Biruta Puike Wilson will officiate. Friends may call at the Chapel from 12:30 p.m. Saturday until the time of the funeral service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Latvian Ev. Lutheran Church, Saginaw; The Latvian Center Garezers, 57732 Lone Tree Rd., Three Rivers, MI 49093 or the Woodland Hospice House, 2597 S. Meridian Rd., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858.  www.casefuneralhome.com 

 



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