Gary L. Skrogstad

  • Born: September 6, 1955
  • Died: August 10, 2019
  • Location: Sterling, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

1002 12th Avenue
Rock Falls, IL 61071

Tel. (815) 626-6311

Tribute & Message From The Family

Gary L. Skrogstad, age 63, of Sterling, died Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling.

Gary was born September 6, 1955 in Sterling the son of Leslie and Rebecca (Stone) Skrogstad. He married Virginia Burger on September 8, 1979 in Sterling. She preceded him in death on May 20, 2017. Gary was employed at Sterling Steel as a crane operator for many years.

Survivors include one daughter, Nicole Skrogstad of Sterling; one sister, Judy (John) Burgess of Harmon; one granddaughter, Elyiana Weatherby; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; one son, Derek Lee; one sister, Jeanetta Gerdes; and two brothers, Larry Skrogstad and Duane Skrogstad.

Visitation will be Wednesday, August 14, 2019 from 4:30 – 6:00 PM at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. The funeral service will be Wednesday at 6:00 PM with Pastor Dalmus Meeks officiating. Private burial will be on Thursday at Riverside Cemetery in Sterling.

A memorial has been established to Rock River Hospice and Home.