Allan E. “Al” Skinner

Allan E. “Al” Skinner

MADISON-Allan E. “Al” Skinner III, age 73, of Madison, passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at Agrace HospiceCare.

He was born on Aug. 19, 1943, in Evanston, Ill., the son of Allan Jr. and Ida Mae (Johnson) Skinner. Al graduated from Stoughton High School. He attended Wisconsin School of Electronics and University of Wisconsin. He was an electrical and broadcast engineer for Midwestern Broadcast, Airforce MARS station, UW Badgers Broadcast and other various radio stations across the Midwest.

Al was an avid sports fan, especially enjoying the Badgers, Green Bay Packers, Chicago Cubs and golf.

Al is survived by his beloved family, Darleen Laufenberg, Sharon (Dave) Adams and Cindy Cooley; nieces and nephews; and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and partner of 33 years, Mark Cooley.

Funeral services will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION CARE, 5203 Monona Dr., Madison, at 12 noon, on Monday, July 24, 2017, with the Rev. Jerry Amstutz presiding. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Monday.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Dane County Humane Society.

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