Robert Skogen was a lifelong resident of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and Spokane, Washington. He died unexpectedly on June 23, 2022 due to complications with sleep apnea.
Robert is survived by his parents, Larry Skogen and Linda Skogen, his son, Thomas, his brothers, Ryan and Joseph, his sister, Kathryn, his brother-in-law Seth, and soon to be sister-in-law Cheyanne. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Robert Johnston, Michaelyn Spaulding, Richard and Violet Skogen, and his uncle Allen Wilhelm.
Robert was born on July 21st, 1988, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Robert attended St. Mary’s Catholic School and Gonzaga Preparatory High School in Spokane, Washington. He worked in a variety of sales positions which allowed him to explore and travel across the country for several years. On March 9, 2012, he welcomed his son, Thomas, into the world.
Robert was a proud Coeur d’Alene native. He loved to spend time fishing, boating, golfing, swimming, snow skiing, and vacationing with his family. He and Thomas loved to go out on the boat all day long and build Legos in any spare time. He and his mother were neighbors and best friends, and he would pop in to see her and chat nearly every day. He and his father made many great memories at the lake. He was a die-hard Cowboys fan and would love to talk stats with the guys on Football Sundays. He loved to spend time with his niece and nephews and took pride in teaching them all of the great wrestling moves.
A funeral service is scheduled for 10:00 am on Friday, July 1st, at St. Pius X Catholic Church. A reception will follow at St. Thomas Parish Center. His burial will be at 1 p.m. at St. Thomas Cemetery.