Mr. and Mrs. Skoniecke

LAKEWOOD – Thomas and Beverly Skoniecke of Lakewood will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner in early November.

Beverly Miller and Thomas Skoniecke were married Nov. 8, 1952, at St. Joseph's Church in South Bend, Ind. They raised their family in Homewood.

He was a pharmacist and owned and operated Southgate Pharmacy in Homewood until he retired in July 1990.

She was a dietitian at Little Co. of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park until she began raising their family.

After retiring, they moved to Minocqua, Wis., where they enjoyed snowmobiling, fishing and travel.

They have a son, Thomas Skoniecke Jr. of Lakewood; and three daughters, Gloria (David) Smiley of Durango, Colo., Vicki (Kevin) Sheldon of Cary and Lori Skoniecke of Schaumburg.

They also have eight grandchildren.

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