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Alan Wayne Childers

November 20, 1952 April 8, 2018
Alan Wayne Childers
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Obituary for Alan Wayne Childers

Worthington, MN

Alan Wayne Childers, age 65, was born on November 20, 1952, in Worthington, MN, the son of Vernon and Lorraine (Fenske) Childers. He graduated from Worthington High School in 1970. After high school, he worked for a short time at Sathers and Harvestore Silos. He then had a 40 year career as a truck driver for Worthington Block and Tile and Concrete Materials. Alan married Patricia Ann Taarud on August 12, 1972. After marriage, two sons were born, Brian and Jason. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Worthington. Alan was an avid fisherman and hunter and also enjoyed camping with his family. Alan passed away peacefully on Friday, April 13, 2018, at his residence in Worthington, MN. He will be missed by his family and friends.
Alan is survived by his two sons, Brian (Lynne) Childers of Sioux Falls, SD and Jason Childers (Karla Hofkamp) of Rushmore, MN; three grandchildren, Justin, Lexus, and Adler; sister, Wendy (Bill) Morgan; brother, Randy (Maryann) Childers of Fairmont, MN, and mother-in-law, Betty Taarud of Worthington, MN. He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, and father-in-law, Lyle Taarud.
Memorial services will be held on Friday, April 20, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., at the First United Methodist Church in Worthington, MN, with Rev. Dr. Daren I. Flinck officiating. Burial will be held at a later date in the Worthington Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 19, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington.
Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

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5:00 PM 4/19/2018 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/19/2018 8:00:00 PM
Benson Funeral Home

1225 Ryans Road
Worthington, MN 56187

Benson Funeral Home
1225 Ryans Road Worthington 56187 MN
United States





11:00 AM 4/20/2018 11:00:00 AM
First United Methodist Church

408 11th St
Worthington, MN 56187

First United Methodist Church
408 11th St Worthington 56187 MN
United States

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Worthington Cemetery Final Resting Place

Nobles St
Worthington, MN 56187

Nobles St Worthington 56187 MN
United States

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