Glenn SkjoitenGlenn Skjoiten, 82, of Hatton, ND passed away Saturday, January 26, 2013 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks after suffering a stroke. Funeral services will be held Friday, February 1, 2013 at 10:30am at St. John Lutheran Church in Hatton. A visitation will be held Thursday, January 31, 2013 from 5:00 to 7:00pm with a 7:00pm prayer service at St. John Lutheran Church in Hatton.
Glenn was born to Gustav and Myrtle Skjoiten on August 12, 1930 at the family farm near Hatton, ND. He attended elementary school at Washington #70 and graduated from Hatton High School in 1947. Glenn then attended NDSU and Wahpeton State School of Science. On June 27, 1954, he married Dorothy Bjerke. They farmed and raised their family in Garfield Township. In 1982, he became an owner of Hatton Ford, Inc. Glenn enjoyed his daily stops around Hatton for coffee and conversation. He also enjoyed playing golf, pool-billiards, cards, and bingo. He served on the Hatton Farmers Elevator Board, Grand Forks/Trail Water Users Board, North Dakota Dry Bean Council, the Hatton School Board, and the St. John Church Council.