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Obituary: LaVerne Skarupa

October 15, 1928 – March 22, 2021

information provided by Smits Funeral Home

LaVerne Skarupa, nee Feltenberger, age 92, of Lansing, IL, passed away Monday, March 22, 2021. Beloved wife of the late John F. Skarupa. Loving mother of Mark Anthony (Hope) Skarupa, Linnea (Dave) Grombka, and John Anthony (Carla) Skarupa. Devoted grandmother of Jennifer Nicole Skarupa, Dustin Jared Skarupa, Melissa Skaro, Joseph Skaro, Laura (Al) Wachowski, Johnny (Lauren) Skarupa, Ryan Anthony Skarupa, Marissa Ariel Skarupa, Jessica DeAnn Eubanks, Kyle Lane Eubanks, William Dalton Patterson, and Derrick Patterson. Great-grandmother of Parker Skarupa, Monroe Juliana Skarupa, Harlow Skarupa, Konner Skarupa, Jack Albert, Henry Albert, Coco Wachowski, and Ophelia Wachowski. Loving sister of Myles (Rosemary) Feltenberger and the late Lorraine (late Tony) Waznonis. Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents Henry and Cecilia Feltenberger.

Visitation Thursday, March 25, 2021 from 3 – 8 p.m. with a wake service at Smits Funeral Home, 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane, Dyer, IN. Prayer service Friday, March 26, 2021 at 8:45 a.m. from the funeral home to St. Andrew the Apostle Church, 768 Lincoln Ave. Calumet City, IL, for a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial. Entombment Holy Cross Cemetery – Calumet City, IL. For further information please contact 219-322-7300 or visit

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