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March 20, 1991 – Saturday, January 14, 2012

Service Information
Ss Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Loretto
Thursday, January 19th, 2012
3:00 P.M.

Visitation Information
Rockford High School Community Center
Wednesday, January 18th, 2012
4-8 P.M.

Bradley Daniel Skafte, age 20, of Buffalo. He was born on March 20, 1991 the son of Daniel & Nancy (Bermel) Skafte. He grew up and attended school in Rockford, MN. He was attending UMD studying for an engineering degree. Bradley was active in sports while in school playing basketball & football. He also loved to fish and spent many hours on the Lake with his friends. He sometimes actually caught a fish too! Survivors include his parents; a sister: Rikki; a brother: Mitch; grandparents: Delvina Bermel and Barton & Jancie Skafte; girlfriend: Brandy; best friend: Josh; roommates: A.J. and Bryant; many aunts, uncles, cousins and many, many friends. Preceded in death by his grandfather: Edward Bermel and by four uncles. Brad was a great son, brother and friend. He will be greatly missed by all! Mass of Christian Burial Thursday 3:00 P.M. Ss Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Loretto. Visitation Wednesday 4-8 P.M. Rockford High School Community Center. Prayer Service 8:00 P.M. Further visitation AT THE CHURCH Thursday 2-3 P.M.

23 Guestbook Entries

  1. Sue Lynch

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  2. Matt and Kristi Bermel

    Dan, Nancy, Rikki and Mitch,
    We are so sorry for your loss and wish we could be there with you. We were devastated when we heard the news and our prayers have been with you ever since. We love you all.

    Matt, Kristi and the boys.

  3. Leah Clark

    Nancy and family, May God watch over you and give you some sort of peace in this time of need. Leah Clark

  4. Dave and Jeannie Dixon

    We live on the bay of Lake Charlotte, and want to extend our heartfelt and deepest sympathy to your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

  5. Sue Haugen

    I am so very sorry for your loss. I can only offer my prayers and that doesn’t seem nearly enough. But I do know that God has his arms wrapped tightly around you and will carry you through your loss. I will remember Brad always as the young man I knew on the basketball team. Know that we pray and think of you as you are on this journey.

    Sue and Kevin Haugen

  6. Dennis and Jenny Chasteen

    We were so saddened to hear of your loss. May all your wonderful memories of Brad sustain you during this time of sorrow. May the Lord be with you and your family.

  7. Marcie Martin(Roehl)

    I am so sad to hear of your loss. He is up above now with the rest of his family and will be forever watching over all of his family. Our prayers are with you.
    Marcie Roehl Martin

  8. The Employees of BridgePoint Medical

    Our hearts are heavy today and our thoughts are with Brad and his family. We, too, have lost one of our own.

  9. Lorrie Anderson-Prescott

    I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family.

  10. Hildie (Peterson) Ciejka

    Dan, Nancy and family,
    Dan-I went to school with you until the 9th grade when my family moved to Texas. We were confirmed together at Cross Lutheran Church in Rockford. I am so very sorry for the loss of your son. I pray that God will comfort you and give you the peace that only He can give. As you face the upcoming days, I can only imagine how difficult it will be, find comfort in all of the beautiful memories of your son. God Bless you and your family always.

  11. Diane Schlagel

    I am so sorry for the loss of your son. Although I did not know him, I remember you both fondly from class at Rockford High. God bless you and keep you in the palm of His hands.
    Mrs Schlagel(Koontz)

  12. Karen Jensen

    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time.

  13. Lorraine Hartneck

    Dear Bart and Janice;
    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your grandson. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Sincerely, Ron and Lorraine

  14. Arlen Schleif

    Dan and Nancy – I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your son. Our thoughts and prayers are with you today and we hope that you may find comfort knowing that God has a plan for all of us. I want you to know that you guys always will hold a special place in my heart.

  15. Arlen Schleif

    Dan and Nancy – We are so sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you today. We hope that God will hold you close and help you in your time of need. Our friendship will never be forgotten as you guys will always have a special place in my heart. Arlen

  16. Lynn Walters-Leuer

    Skafte Family,
    My heart is breaking for you. I know the pain you are experiencing. Please know that you have many praying for your peace and comfort.

  17. Joan Schommer) Deering

    Delvina & Family,
    I am so very, very sorry for your loss.
    Nancy, you may not know me, but I am a cousin of your dad. My mother, Verna Schommer(Frey) was a 1st cousin of Ed.
    She lived in Randall, MN as a child.
    Anyway, you are all in my prayers at this difficult time.
    Joan Deering

  18. Mark & Penny Koosmann

    We extend our sincere and deepest condolences on the loss of your son,Brad. He was a good friend to our son, Bryant, and will be truly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. Mark & Penny Koosmann

  19. Brian Squires

    Dan and Nancy, so many miles and so much time has come between us but at this moment they seem so insignificant. My thoughts and prayers are with you now. We can never figure out the “why” we just need to trust God for that and know that He too feels your grief and pain and is waiting to comfort and love us.

  20. Reinhold and Sharon Vergin

    Nancy,Dan and family, were so sorry to hear of your loss, can’t imagine what you must be going through. Your in our thoughts, our hearts and our prayers, at this difficult time.

  21. Jo Walker

    Brad was indeed a gift to be held in your hearts forever… Our hearts go out to you with the loss of your son.
    Jo & Lenny Walker

  22. Michael & Francoise Rentz

    To Nancy, Dan, Rikki, and Mitch,
    Both Francoise and I wished we could have been with all of you to help comfort you in the loss of Bradley. We have been praying for you since that moment when Mark called us. No one on this earth has the right words to make this much easier, but we know that Bradley is with GOD right now and he is being comforted by HIM. Just remember that when you are looking up at the stars at night and thinking of all the good memories of your son, that GOD and Bradley are standing side by side looking down at you and remembering those same times. Keep GOD close and Bradley will always be close to your hearts. With all our sympathy, comfort, and Love from your Cousins Mike & Francoise.

  23. Joanne Hanley

    To the Skafte family; My heart aches with yours at this time. Bradley will be with you always in your hearts and good memories.


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