Carol D. Skinner, 78, died on Friday, December 3, 2021 at her home in Palo under hospice care. She was born in Eveleth, MN on March 12, 1943 to Rudolph & Kathryn Maki.
Carol graduated from Cherry High School, Eveleth Junior College and the University of Minnesota-Duluth. She married Glyn J. Skinner in Eveleth on August 14, 1965. She taught mathematics and later stayed home to raise their children, supporting and encouraging each in their own endeavors.
Carol led Bible studies, Sunday School and youth groups and was a member of the Biwabik Covenant Church. She was the Laskiainen chairperson for 20 years. Carol enjoyed traveling, reading, writing, crafts and games. Most important to Carol was her relationship with the Lord and her family.
Survivors include husband, Glyn; children, Thomas (Lori) of Dunlap, IL, Anita (Mike) Stangler of Sartell, MN, Patricia (Shawn) Alaspa of Aurora, MN and Darrin (Andrea) Skinner of Altoona, WI; 9 grandchildren Kayla (David) Bumpus, Rachel (Travis) Wells, Janelle Skinner, Grace, Faith & Sophia Maunu and Karalyn, Elliot & Ally Skinner; mother, Kathryn Salo; brothers, Rudy Maki and Gary (Deb) Maki; sister, Debra (Dennis Overlock) Maki; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by her father, Rudolph Maki; sister, Marilyn Bray; and son-in-law, Cory Maunu.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at the Biwabik Covenant Church. Visitation will be Tuesday, December 7, from 4-6 p.m. at Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Aurora and will resume for one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday. Burial will follow at the Rauha Cemetery in Palo.