Alan Lee Yates, age 73 of Brownsdale died Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Mayo Clinic Health System Austin. Alan was born December 17, 1943 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Milton and Rosemary (Doran) Yates. He grew up in the Milwaukee Area where he attended Christian school, and graduated from high school. Alan enjoyed a long career in sales. He held various sales positions throughout his career including serving as sales manager for Reinhart Foods in LaCrosse, and later forming Kids Konnection of LaCrosse, which sold and delivered food to daycare providers in Minnesota and Wisconsin. On December 31, 1997 Alan was united in marriage to Lynda Lee Brant Augustin at Shephard of the Hills in Onalaska, Wisconsin. Alan developed an excellent reputation for his knowledge and honesty in his antique business, Antiques To Rummage of Brownsdale. Al was an active member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Brownsdale. He loved his Savior and knew he would one day be with Him in Heaven. Blessed be to God. Everyone that knew Alan loved him, and will remember him for his exuberant laugh.
Alan is survived by his wife Lynda Lee of Brownsdale; his children Jacquelyn (Alden) Pearson, Gina (Scott) Prince, Nicholas Alan (Crystal) Yates, Maggie Louis Yates; his grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister Diane (Dave) Beaversdorf; puppies Bingo and Bandit. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother John Yates.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 8, 2017 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Brownsdale with Pastor Prigge officiating. Alan's family will greet friends Friday morning at church from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., prior to the service. Lunch and fellowship will immediately follow the service. Worlein Funeral Home of Austin is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com.