Madison
57° F
Clear
Clear
Advertisement

Linda Lea Skaaland

Published On: Feb 24 2013 06:43:39 AM CST

Waunakee Linda Lea (Pieper) Skaaland, age 52, passed into the arms of the Lord on Friday, February 22, 2013. She was born in Madison on December 6, 1960 to August H. and Beverley A. (Porter) Pieper. She graduated from East High School and went on to graduate from UW Madison. She began her career in Social Work in California, then moved back to Wisconsin to work and met the love of her life, Barry Skaaland. They were wed in September, 1988 and became faithful and active members of Chapel Valley Community Church. In addition to her church, Linda was passionate about cooking and made many memorable gourmet meals for her husband and son, Samuel, who arrived on the scene in 1994.

For Linda, it was all about her faith, her family and her friends. She led an exemplary life and will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved her.

Linda is survived by her husband, Barry and son ,Samuel at home; her parents, Beverley and August Pieper; three sisters, Lori (John) Bloom, Kristi McShane, Kathy (Phil) Bellomo; her mother and father-in-law, Denise and Robert Skaaland; brothers and sisters-in-law, Steven (Paula) Skaaland, Mark (Ann) Skaaland, Laurie (Terr y) Clark, Pamela (Todd) Jambois; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at St. Peter Catholic Church, 5001 N. Sherman Avenue, with Reverend Tim Genin officiating.

Visitation will be at the church on Thursday from 2 p.m. until the time of service. A meal and time of fellowship will follow at the church.

Memorials may be directed to the family in lieu of flowers. To view and sign this guestbook, please visit: www.ryanfuneralservice.com. Ryan Funeral Home & Cremation Services 2418 N. Sherman Avenue 608-249-8257

Advertisement
  • Marysville Pilchuck school shooting 4

    KOMO

    2 dead in school shooting near Seattle, sources say

    A school shooting has been reported at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington, about 35 miles north of Seattle.

  • Craig Spencer

    America's Ebola patients

    An American doctor who was working with Ebola patients in Guinea was been diagnosed with the disease after returning to New York. Learn more about him and America's other Ebola victims.

  • Hot peppers

    Karimala/iStock

    Notable food recalls

    A North Carolina producer of peppers and hot sauces is voluntarily recalling 6,215 pounds of fresh serrano chili peppers because some tested positive for salmonella. Here are other notable food recalls that made headlines.

  • jack-o-lantern Halloween pumpkin

    Juliet James/SXC

    Halloween

    Games, recipes, trick-or-treating, scary movies and everything else you need to make your Halloween extra spooky.

  • Politician, politics, debate, election

    iStock / bns124

    Election Coverage

    Get up-to-date on political stories, Reality Check the latest political ads, learn about the candidates and find election results in our special section.

  • Ebola virus pink

    CDC

    Ebola special coverage

    Get the latest news on the Ebola outbreak and resources to help you learn more about the deadly virus.

Advertisement