Patricia Ellen “Patty” Skogen was born February 23, 1956, in Riverton, Wyoming to George and Ellen “Bea” Spiva of Shoshoni, Wyoming. The family moved to Casper in 1956, when Patty was 6 months old. She attended schools in Casper and graduated from Natrona County High School in 1974. Patty worked her lifetime in oilfield service and energy companies. Patty passed away on February 6, 2021 after a two week stay at Central Wyoming Hospice and Transitions.
Patty married the love of her life, Craig J. Skogen, on July 19, 1975. To this union was born two children, a son Riley Dale and a daughter Lindsey Janette. She was a proud and loving wife, mother, and Nana who was always known for her loving smile. She and Craig were well known on the dance floor and if it was a good band, they would stay until it was time to help pack out the band’s instruments. Patty was always happy to follow her family and support them at rodeos, team ropings, sporting events, or anything they were involved in.
Patty was preceded in death by her father, George Spiva, an infant sister, Norma Kay, and her grandparents. Also, her father-in-law, M.J. “Scoop” Skogen, and mother-in-law, Ruby F. Skogen.
Patty is survived by her husband of 45 years, Craig J. Skogen, son Riley Skogen of Casper, and daughter Lindsey Bowman (Jason) of Kirby, Wyoming. She is also survived by her mother, Ellen “Bea” Spiva of Casper, Wyoming, sister Linda Bessler (Bud) of Worland, Wyoming, brother George Spiva (Debbie) of Casper, Wyoming, grandchildren Gracie Mae Skogen, Kynzie Belle, Kylie Janette, Kayden Craig, and Kimber Julian Frederick, Oakley, Kamry, Jason Jr., and Kadance Bowman. She also leaves behind numerous brothers and sisters-in-law, several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. We would also like to include her Central Wyoming Hospice and Transitions family who has helped care for her over the last 3 years at the family’s home.
Services will be on Friday, February 12th, 2021 at 2pm at College Heights Baptist Church, 600 West 21st St, Casper, Wyoming 82601 and a public visitation will be held Thursday, February 11, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Bustard & Jacoby Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow her services at Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family would appreciate any donations in Patty’s name to be made to Central Wyoming Hospice and Transitions, 319 South Wilson, Casper, Wyoming 82601.
Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Bustard & Jacoby Funeral Home , 600 CY Avenue, Casper, WY 82601.