James T. Skriba, 82 of St. Johns passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. He was born on March 11, 1935 in Ashley, MI the son of Rudolph and Ruby (Morse) Skriba. Jim graduated from Ashley High School and served in the U.S. Army. On January 25, 1958 he married Virginia L. Harris in St. Johns and he worked at General Motors for 32 years in material handling and in the powerhouse from which he retired. Jim loved electronics, work, fixing things and his Sheltie dogs. He owned and operated Jim's TV North of St. Johns for several years. Survivors are his wife, Virginia, sons Kelly (Debra) Skriba of Okemos and Jeff (Shelly) Skriba of Caledonia, MI. Grandchildren, Jessica, Joshua and Mitch. Brother, William Skriba of Ashley. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Mike Skriba and a sister, Janet Foote.
The family will receive friends and relatives at Keck-Coleman Funeral Home on Thursday, February 8, 2018, 4-8 P.M. and from 10-11A.M. Friday. Funeral services will be at 11:00 A.M. Friday with Pastor Jeff Reser officiating. Burial will be at Eureka Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Ingham County Humane Society or American Diabetes Association.
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