Alan W. Borton

Oct. 26, 1962 - Nov. 5, 2006

Alan W. Borton, 44, of Waukesha, formerly of Richland Center, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006, at his home. He was born in Richland Center on Oct. 26, 1962, to Edward and Barbara (nee Gillingham) Borton.

On May 25, 1985, he married the former Kelly Felton at Peace United Methodist Church in Richland Center. He received his bachelorís degree in electrical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in May 1987. Following graduation, he had been employed with Kornacki and Associates, and for the past two years had co-owned Titan Electrical Contractors. He was a member of First United Methodist Church since 1991. When Alanís sons were younger, he coached their soccer teams and enjoyed playing basketball with all of the neighborhood kids. He loved the outdoors and spent his time fishing, hunting and working on the family farm in Richland Center. He was always involved with projects, whether it be helping the church, family or friends.

He will be sadly missed by his wife, Kelly of Waukesha; along with their children, Ben, Zack and Reese Borton, all of Waukesha; his parents, Ed and Barb Borton of Richland Center; grandmother, Elsie Gillingham of Richland Center; nephew, Nathaniel Borton of Stevens Point; and nieces, McKenna Eshelman of Virginia and Grace Bladl of Richland Center. He is further survived by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Earl and Marcia Felton of Richland Center; sisters-in-law, Jodi (Matt) Eshelman of Virginia and Dana (Steve) Bladl of Richland Center; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his brother, Gary, on Nov. 14, 2004, and grandparents, Ira and Millie Borton and Robert Gillingham.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Thursday, Nov. 9, at First United Methodist Church, 121 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha. A second visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at Pratt Funeral Home, 120 N. Park St., Richland Center. A private family burial will take place at Woodstock Cemetery. Memorials in Alanís name will be used to establish an educational fund for his sons.

Randle-Dable Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 547-4035 or visit www.randledable.com to leave an online tribute.