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“To Sally. I am so sorry for your loss my friend. Al was the best and was so good for you. Can't imagine life without him but know he is in a...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: Joy Davison - Owatonna, MN

“So sorry for loss Sally. I have only heard great things about him. ”
2 of 24 | Posted by: BOB AND VIRGINIA SYVERTSON

A very young Alan. “What a joy it will be the day when my older brother, Al, will greet us when we go home. I love you, Bo. You will be missed here, but you will be so...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: Denise (Remington) Toomey - FL

“I got to know Al when he and I worked at spee dee delivery.I got to visit wih him at Napa in Wells on a regular basis.I always liked his great sense...Read More »
4 of 24 | Posted by: Larry Schindle - Mankato, MN

“Al was "Like a hard boiled egg - Golden on the inside and hard to beat!" My sympathy to Sally and all the family. Fr. Jim Russell ”
5 of 24 | Posted by: James Russell - Wabasha, MN

“Al was always a friendly face and always ready to visit. He will certainly be missed. Our sympathy to the family. ”
6 of 24 | Posted by: David & Linda Groskreutz - Wells, MN

“I have read a few of the memory book messages and they all tell the same thing about Al he was the very Best and will truely be missed by us all my...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Nick Ambroz - Waseca, MN - Friend

“Al was a great guy. Always willing to give a helping hand when needed. I met him at Casey's and he always brightened my day! He will be missed by...Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: Paulina Flynn - Wells, MN

“I will always remember that smile. My thoughts and Prayers to Bo's family and friends. I'm thinking of you all at this time of loss. With love and...Read More »
9 of 24 | Posted by: susan gerholdt - Charles City, IA

“My heart goes out to Sally and the family for this tragic loss. I hope you feel the hugs I send. Al was a treasure to my friend Sally and such a kind...Read More »
10 of 24 | Posted by: Renee Strand Bardon - Friend

“May the heart ache of this great loss of Al be soften with knowing he is with the Lord and with all of the great memories of a very fine man and the...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: Dale and Vivian Dulas - MN

“Still in shock from this deal. Al had just left my shop earlier in the day. I'm going to miss his weekly sales calls and great visits we had in the...Read More »
12 of 24 | Posted by: Stevan Miner - Winnebago, MN

“Our deepest sympathy and prayers! We will always remember that smile! He left his mark on Waldorf! ”
13 of 24 | Posted by: Tom & Donna Traynor - Waldorf, MN

“Al, always a smile and a smart remark. If you need anything, he was always there to help. He made his rounds in Wells, he will be missed by many. ...Read More »
14 of 24 | Posted by: Mary Bohm - Wells, MN - Family

“Sending sympathy, hugs and prayers to the family. ”
15 of 24 | Posted by: Bonnie Jacobson - New Richland, MN

“So sorry to hear about Al. My thoughts and prayers to Sally and his family. I really liked Al and had many conversations with him at Caseys when I...Read More »
16 of 24 | Posted by: Michael Lesto - Winter Haven, FL

“Condolences to your family from ours. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Al will be missed! ”
17 of 24 | Posted by: Eric & Cassandra Thorson - MN

“So many memories. To many to list. How does one wrap up 65 years of memories in a few words/minutes. But as time goes by, one by one they will...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: Maurine Caspari - Morristown, MN

“Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time.... ”
19 of 24 | Posted by: Mary Thomsen - Wells, MN

“You have our condolences. He was always smiling. We will keep his family in our prayers. ”
20 of 24 | Posted by: Doug and Audrey Bruender - MN

“Al did his job very well. he didn't step on toes. Old, long, friendships were important to Al. I joked and picked on this man more than he deserved ...Read More »
21 of 24 | Posted by: Greg Flaskerud - Kiester, MN

“Our deepest sympathy to all of you....He was a very friendly guy! ”
22 of 24 | Posted by: Curtis and Janet Proehl - MN

“My deepest sympathy. Al was a great guy and he will be missed by many. So sorry. ”
23 of 24 | Posted by: judy kelling - Waldorf, MN

“Sending lots of hugs to his family at this difficult time. ”
24 of 24 | Posted by: Monica Schutrop - New Richland, MN


Alan Lucias Remington, age 65, of Wells, MN, died suddenly Wednesday, March 29, 2017 in a tragic car accident. A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, April 7, 2017, at 2:00 PM, at St. Casimir Catholic Church in Wells, MN, with Fr. Andrew Vogel and Father Eugene Stenzel officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, April 6, 2017 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells, MN, and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Interment will be at St. Casimir Cemetery in Wells, MN. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells is assisting the family.
Alan was born March 12, 1952 the son of Lucias and Ellen (Stam) Remington in Faribault, MN. He attended Waterville-Elysian High School, and graduated in 1970. He went on to study machining technology at Faribault Vocational Technical School. Al married Cindy Webster in 1984 and the couple later divorced. On June 26, 2002, Al married Sally Cummings in Wells, MN. Al was a man who wore many hats; he was a machinist, a mechanic, a truck driver, and a welder. He was a Waseca County Sheriff, and was the Police Chief in Waldorf. He was a materials handler for Wells Lamberts, and most recently an outside salesman for NAPA Auto Parts of Wells. Al was a member of the Holy Family Council of St. Casimir Catholic Church, and was a 3rd Degree Knight of Columbus. He enjoyed fixing and creating everything and anything, "surfing" Craigslist, playing Sudoku, going to auctions and metal scrapping. Al also liked cards games, especially "Hand &Foot."
He loved spending time with friends and razzing the staff and customers at Casey's in Wells and his NAPA route customers.
He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Debbie Vanier; brother-in-law, Patrick Toomey; father-in-law: Casper Cummings; sister-in-law Mary (Hovland) McClellan.
Al is survived by his wife, Sally of Wells, MN; step-children: Chris (Sara) Staloch of Excelsior, MN, Nic (ChrisElaine) Staloch of Seattle, WA, and Molly (Duane) Brunsen of Waldorf, MN; grandchildren: Ben, Allison and Samantha Staloch of Excelsior, MN; Hannah, James and Emma Brunsen of Waldorf, MN; siblings: Richard (Bonnie) Savoie of ID, Kathy (Kenny) Robertson of Owatonna, MN, Maurine (Dan) Casper of Waterville, MN, Linda (Bruce) Froderman of Lake City, MN, Phyllis (Fred) Brandt of Mankato, MN, Denise Toomey of FL, Pete (Karen) Remington of Waterville, MN, Carrie (Erik) Luna of Minneapolis, MN; brother-in-law Patrick Vanier of FL; mother-in-law Margaret Cummings of Wells; brothers and sisters-in-law: Jan (Bill) Stermer, John Hovland, Mike (Suzie) Cummings, Sue (Don) Grunzke, Ken (Caryle) Cummings, Dennis Cummings, Cindy (Todd) Grunzke; numerous nieces and nephews and many awesome friends.
Al's mottos were, "Every day is a good day, some days are just better," and "Be nice like me."