Obituaries

Carol J. Skinner: Nov. 6, 1932 – March 21, 2022

Carol Joyce Violette was born on Nov. 6, 1932, in Usk, Wash., the first child of Roy and Maxine Violette. She had two sisters, Nancy and Vera, and two brothers, Dennis and Rick. 

Her parents eventually settled in the Cottage Grove area. Carol was a cheerleader at Cottage Grove High School. At a basketball game against University High in Eugene, she met Hal Skinner. They were married on Aug. 7, 1951 and had two sons, Mark and Gene.

Carol graduated from Eugene Business College, where she excelled in typing, shorthand, and other . . .

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