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James Skow

September 24, 1962 — October 3, 2022

James Skow, age 60, passed away peacefully at home on October 3rd, 2022 with his sister and friend, Erin by his side. He was born September 24th, 1962 to Richard and Rosemarie (Duval) Skow in Council Bluffs, Iowa. James also proudly served in the National Guard 8 years. He lived in Council Bluffs the majority of his life. James enjoyed music, mushroom hunting and was an avid Kansas City Chiefs fan. His pride and joy were his children and grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three siblings, John Skow, Rick Skow, and Lisa (Skow) Martin.

He is survived by daughter, Scena (Skow) Gilpin; son, Kyle Lebanousky; son-in-law, Lucas Gilpin; sister, Luann (Skow) Brown; and six grandchildren, Sky, Ava, Noah, Joaley, Claira, and Thomas; nieces, nephews and a host of other family and friends.

Services will be held at 4:00PM at Walk of Grace Chapel (803 Ave F Council Bluffs, Iowa) on Sunday, October 16th, 2022. The family will direct memorials.

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Sunday, October 16, 2022

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