Funeral services for Patrick “PJ” Skelton of New Richland, MN, will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at St Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Richland, MN. Reverend Scott Williams will officiate. Visitation will be held Tuesday evening from 4 until 8 PM at St Peters Church. Interment will be in St Peters Cemetery, New Richland, MN.
PJ died Thursday, November 22, 2018 at the Parkview Care Center in Wells, MN, he was 41 years of age.
PJ was born February 26, 1977 in Wells, MN, and was a graduate of New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva High School and the South Central Technical College in Mankato, MN. Most recently he was an assistant manager for Anytime Fitness in Owatonna, MN.
PJ enjoyed playing fastpitch softball, golf and fantasy football, was a huge Florida Gators fan but the best times were spent with his family and friends. Traditions at home always included a jar of Jiff peanut butter and passing the food clockwise around the table! PJ was someone to always count on if you needed help with anything.
PJ is survived by his mother Penny Ann Purdie of New Richland, MN, brother Jason (Terina) Skelton of Blue Earth, MN, nephews Anthony, Espn, and Nole, aunt and uncle Harry (Becky) Kruse of Janesville, MN, uncle Eric Purdie of Eagan, MN, and special young lady “Riley”
He was preceded in death by his grandmother Purdie and great grandmother Skelton.
Memorials preferred in lieu of flowers.