Alan Case

Alan Case, 86, of Staples, passed away November 22, 2016, at the Central Todd County Care Center in Clarissa.

Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 at Faith Lutheran Church in Staples with Chaplain Daryl Jacobson officiating. Visitation will held be one hour prior to services at the church. 

Interment will be at Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Staples.

Arrangements are with the Brenny Funeral Chapel, Staples.

Alan was born August 15, 1930 in Staples to Cyril and Lillie (Johnson) Case. He graduated from Staples High School in 1949. Alan worked as a taxicab driver where he met his future wife. Alan married Nancy Spencer on October 4, 1952, in Staples. He went to work for Northern Pacific/ BNSF Railroad, retiring after 42 years. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, cooking, was a jack-of-all trades and loved to tinker and was a member of  the Still Cruisin’ Car Club where he would show his antique car.  He loved spending time with his grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other family members.

Alan is survived by one son, Brian (Brenda) Case of Waconia; three daughters, Nancy (Greg) Koval of Browerville, Elizabeth (Ted) Kraemer of Osakis and Dayna Mertens of Staples; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; an infant son; one son, Scott and two brothers, Robert Case and Cyril (Bruce) Case. w48c    A00006B2016DC01

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