Rev. James R. Skewes, 69, of Warrenville, loving husband to Jan, beloved father to Jackie (Chris) Vasquez and Jeanette (Jeff) Young; cherished grandfather to Dean, Diego and Dax Vasquez, Carson and Abby Young; dear brother to Sue (James) Niemi. He was preceded in death by his brother John Skewes. He will be missed by his many nieces, nephews and godchildren. James started at Trinity Lutheran Church in Warrenville in 1975 and served as District Dean, ELCA Stewardship Leader, Warrenville Persons in Ministry, Warrenville Youth and Family Services Board and Warrenville Police and Fire Chaplin. After being diagnosed with Huntington’s Disease, Jim volunteered at Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital for 7 years. Memorial visitation Thursday from 4 pm- 8 pm at Williams-Kampp Funeral Home 430 E. Roosevelt Rd. Wheaton IL. 60187. Funeral Service Friday 10 am at Trinity Lutheran Church Warrenville. 3S460 Curtis Ave. Warrenville, IL 60555. Funeral info (630)668-0016 or www.williams-kampp.com
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Huntington’s Disease Society of America www.hdsa.org , Trinity Lutheran Church of Warrenville or a charity of your choice.
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