Deephaven mayor dies at age 75

The mayor of west metro city Deephaven has died at the age of 75.

The announcement about Mayor Paul Skrede was made via a statement on the city’s website.

The statement said, in part:

Paul served our community for 19 years in many capacities, earning him the respect, admiration and high regard of all those with whom he worked. The City of Deephaven employees and citizens have benefited from Paul’s knowledge, leadership, and true love for his town. His contributions will forever serve as an example of untiring and dedicated public service. The Deephaven City Council expresses sincere appreciation for his leadership, his unselfish and dedicated devotion, and his significant impact on Deephaven.

He will be missed by all those whose lives he touched. As we mourn the loss of Mayor Skrede, we extend to his son Robbie, and his family, our sincere sympathy.

Funeral arrangements are pending.