Alan Jacob McMullen, age 33 of Plymouth and formerly of Comfrey, died Sunday, July 29, 2012. A Celebration of Life was held on Monday, Aug. 6, at New Hope Church in New Hope. Private family burial was held Tuesday, Aug. 7, at St. Paul Catholic Cemetery in Comfrey. Memorials may be made to the donor's choice. Arrangements were with Sturm Funeral Home, Comfrey. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.
Alan was born to Richard and Susan (Sellner) McMullen of Comfrey on May 17, 1979, in Springfield. He attended St. Paul's Catholic Elementary School and Comfrey Public School, graduating in 1997. He then went to Ridgewater College in Willmar and graduated in 2000, from their Pre-Engineering Program. Alan attended Mankato State University and graduated in 2002, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. He worked at Endura Tech, which later became BOSE, in Eden Prairie as a mechanical engineer up until the present. Alan was a member of the Delton Doers 4-H Club of Cottonwood County, participated in high school football and baseball and Ridgewater College football. He married Kirstin Hawes of Oakdale, on May 19, 2006.
Alan is survived by his wife, Kirstin; daughters, Adelynn, Noelle and Lydia; parents, Richard and Susan McMullen of Comfrey; brothers, Ryan (Miranda) McMullen and their children Kylee and Paige of Mountain Lake, Philip McMullen of Plymouth and Dale McMullen of Comfrey; and grandmothers, AnnaMae McMullen and Beverly Sellner, both of Comfrey. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, George Sellner and Donald McMullen.