Class of 1951

1951 Maroon SpotlightA. C. Skalenda
A. C. Skalenda

Wrestling 47-51, F.F.A. 49-51, Glee Club 49-50, Annual Staff 50-51.

Albert Conrad “A. C.” Skalenda

June 28, 1932 – February 14, 1997

A. C. Skalenda, 64, Tool, TX, formerly of the Perry community, died Friday, Feb. 14, 1997, in Kemp, TX.

Bible prayer was held Monday evening in the chapel of Shipman Funeral home. Funeral was at 10 a.m., Tuesday, at Holy Cross Catholic church in Wagoner, OK. Burial was in the Pioneer Cemetery.

Skalenda was born in Perry, June 28, 1932. His parents were William and Clara (Neuerburg) Skalenda. He served two years active duty in Korea with the United States Navy and two years inactive status with the Naval Reserves.

He made his home in Wagoner, OK, before moving to Tool 10 years ago. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Texas and had served as president of the American Legion in Perry.

Skalenda was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, Ladonna Skalenda, in 1980; and one brother, Vernon Skalenda.

Among survivors are one daughter, Radonda Owen, Wagoner; a son and daughter-in-law, David and Kim Skalenda, Chouteau; two brothers, Ronald, of Midland, TX, and Bernard, of Lebanon, MO; six grandchildren, Mark Owen, Kara Wiley, Eric Owen, John Faulconer, Heather Skalenda and Dalton Skalenda; and three great-grandchildren, Brooke Wiley, Tyler Wiley and Kayla Owen.