Jennie Marie Skorupa

Jennie Marie Skorupa

Ocean Shores, Washington resident Jennie Marie Skorupa passed away on Friday, June 14, 2013, at Grays Harbor Community Hospital in Aberdeen, Wash. She was 73.

Jennie was born on September 5, 1939, in Renton, Wash. to Peter and Margaret (Gully) Veenhuizen. She graduated from Highline High School in Burien, Wash. in 1957. She worked as a beautician at Luella’s Hair design from 1974 to 1984.

On October 25, 1958, she married Daryl Skorupa at St. Francis Catholic Church in Burien. Daryl Skorupa passed away September 26, 2008.

She had been a member of the Elks Lodge and the Eagles. She enjoyed playing cards (bridge and pinochle), bingo, gambling at the casino, cross stitch needlepoint, bowling (when she lived in Snohomish) and traveling. She enjoyed traveling to Mexico and spending time in San Carlos. She also enjoyed visiting friends and family in San Carlos and Guaymas.

Jennie is survived by her sons, William and Jeffrey; brother, Roger Veenhuizen; sister, Janice Harleman; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Daryl; son, Kenneth; and daughter, Kristina.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., on Saturday, June 29, 2013, in the chapel at Harrison Family Mortuary located at 311 W. Market St. in Aberdeen, WA.

Memorial donations are suggested to the American Heart Association.

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