In Memory of Angela Skalicky


One hour prior to mass at church


3:00 PM, Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Saint Patrick's Church, 1550 Vine Street in Hudson

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Angela Harriett (Couette) Skalicky, 97 of Hudson, WI died Friday afternoon, August 11, 2017 at the Christian Community Home.  Born September 10, 1919 in Maple Lake, MN daughter of Michael and Anna Couette. Angie attended grade school and graduated from Maple Lake High School.

She was married for 61 years to Leonard V. Skalicky, they lived in Minneapolis and Hopkins before settling in Hudson where they raised their three daughters—Judy, Janice and Jackie. Over the years, she became active in the Community, Saint Patrick’s Church, and loved socializing with her family, friends and the Nor-Lake retiree group.

Known to many as Angie, she was a talented seamstress who was known for her sharp humor and witty comebacks. Angie love gardening, butterflies, and playing cards.  She was a go-getter with a spunky personality who was ferociously protective of her family and supportive and proud of their successes.

Preceding her in death were her husband Leonard V. Skalicky, siblings Roland Couette, Mabel Peterson, Edna Jolicoeur, Ilene Trainor, and granddaughter Pamela Bundy.

She is survived by daughters Judy (Don) Zappa of Hudson, Jan Doonan of Hudson, Jackie (Robert) Borglund of Cumberland, WI.  Six grandchildren; Lisa Zappa, Steve Doonan, Jeff Doonan, Gina Zappa, Charlie Doonan, Jessica (Dustin) Sutton. Great grandchildren; Abby (Greg) Franko, Haley and Hunter Doonan, and Emilia Sutton.

The family appreciates the kind and loving care given by the staff at the Christian Community Home.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Saint Patrick’s Church in Hudson.

Mass of Christian Burial for Angela will be 3:00 PM, Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Saint Patrick’s Church,  1550 Vine Street in Hudson. Burial will be in the church cemetery with her casketbearers being Angie’s Grandchildren. Memorials are preferred to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Funeral services entrusted to the O’Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson. 

Angela Skalicky's Tribute Wall

Tributes (6):

  1. I was so saddened to see this. The world lost a wonderful person, Sending you my sympathies and hugs to you all too.

  2. Our deepest sympathy and prayers to you, Jan, and your entire family on the passing of your dear Mom! So many times you shared her active lifestyle with us! We send our love and hugs to you! God bless!

  3. My deepest sympathy to the family. You were blessed to have her so long. She had a fun loving spirit
    Judy Kahler

  4. My deepest sympathy to the family of Angie. Your father and mother were great friends of Gene and me all through the Nor-Lake working days and for years after retirement. The retirees luncheons were a wonderful part of that retirement. Your mother was a faithful member for as long as she could go. We all missed her when that became impossible.

    Because of my disability I will not be able to attend the funeral. I no longer drive so that also limits me.


  5. So very sorry to read of Angie’s death. Thoughts and prayers are with you, her family at this sad time~~~~

  6. My deepest sympathy to you and family.. I so remember her when I lived in Hudson.. She was a great lady..