Alan R. Fintel
Services for Alan R. Fintel, age 62, of rural Paullina who passed away on Monday, April 4, 2022, at his residence. His memorial service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at the Eldridge Family Funeral Home in Paullina with Rev. Donald Meyer ~ officiating.
Burial will follow at Prairie View Cemetery in Paullina.
A celebration of life will follow the graveside from 2 – 4 P.M. on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at the Lodge at Paullina Lake.
Arrangements are under the care of the Eldridge Family Funeral Home in Paullina.
Alan Ray Fintel, of Paullina, IA, was brought into this world on January 19, 1960, in Sioux City, Iowa. He was the son of Marvin and Alice (Tait) Fintel. Alan was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Paullina, Iowa.
Alan enjoyed being amongst nature and outdoors which brought him on many excursions throughout his life. He especially enjoyed his bear hunting expeditions. Alan shared his wild game kills with the many friends he encountered.
His Free Spirit took him on many travels with his beloved Harley's enjoying the scenic routes throughout the country. He helped farm the family land for over 25 years.
Alan is survived by his 4 children: Leshia Woodford- Redwood Falls, MN, Shonna (John) Keogh- Alexandria, MN, Nichole (Daniel) Fintel Jacobs- Paullina, IA, Joshua Fintel- Paullina, IA. 6 Grandchildren: Kaylee Jacobs, Anna Van Riesen, Jack Keogh, Sydney Keogh, Emercyn Woodford, and Brenna Jacobs. His father, Marvin Fintel. His sister and brother-in-law, Kathy, and Tim Drenkow. Many nieces and nephews:
Brandon and Brent Merley. The Cummings Family: Marisa, Kris, John, Andrea, Katie, Austin, and Adam along with aunts, uncles, and cousins.
His passion for life has brought him many cherished friendships throughout his journey.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Alice (Tait) Fintel and his brother Michael Cummings.
To honor Alan's love of nature, all monetary gifts will be donated to the Prairie Heritage Center in Petersen, IA