Alan James Selbrade

Alan James Selbrade, age 63 of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at his home.  Celebration of Life will be held from 1:00-6:00 p.m. Saturday, March 25, 2023 at the Franklin Depot – Entertainment Room.  Online condolences may be sent at  Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. 

Alan James Selbrade was born October 4, 1959 to James Loran and Nona Gaylene (Harris) Selbrade in Lawton, Oklahoma.  He was baptized on July 17, 1960 and confirmed on May 19, 1974 in the Lutheran faith.  Alan attended Washington school district in Loveland, Colorado, and graduated from Morgan High School. Alan worked in many different trades doing sheet rocking, spray painting, woodworking, remodeling and furniture refinishing.  He then taught his nephews the trades that he enjoyed.  His favorite hobbies included creating large handmade cribbage boards and doing crossword puzzles. He enjoyed playing cribbage and watching NASCAR races. Alan was an avid Minnesota Vikings fan and valued his time with his nephews.  He will be greatly missed. 

Alan is survived by his mother Nona; brother Mark (Michelle); sister Ivy Berry; nephews: Kristopher, Adam, Dylan, & Jessy Selbrade, Shayne Bawulda, Joshua & Tyler Selbrade, and Shawn Fiedler; niece Katie Hougas; and many great nephews, great nieces, and other relatives and friends.  He is preceded in death by his father James in November 2012, grandparents Roy &Marge, and grandmother Gusta Harris.