Mildred Skean

Obituary of Mildred Skean

Mildred “Milly” E. (Wynn) Skean, 92, of Pottstown, PA passed away on Monday, January 9, 2017 at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Samuel W. Skean, Sr. who passed in 1990.

Milly was born April 4, 1924 in East Nantmeal, PA. She was a daughter of the late S. Elroy Wynn, Sr. and Maude (Stauffer) Wynn.

Milly was a graduate of Warwick High School, a long-time member of Grace Lutheran Church, and a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). She especially loved quilting and was a member of the Quilting Guild “Loose Threads”.

She is survived by:

One Son: Samuel W. Skean, Jr. and his wife, Daniene - Gilbertsville, PA

One Grandson: P.F.C. Benjamin S. Skean, serving in the U.S. Army

In addition to her husband and parents, she is predeceased by:

One Brother: Samuel E. Wynn, Jr.

Three Sisters: Thelma Silknitter, Selena Prince, and Alice Fries

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 11 AM at Grace Lutheran Church, 660 N. Charlotte St, Pottstown, PA 19464. Friends and family are invited to greet the family from 10-11 AM at the church. Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Mildred’s honor to Grace Lutheran Church or to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society at Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St. Pottstown, PA 19464 will be handling the arrangements. Condolences may be made to the family online at