Allan Gene Doering
October 16, 1959 ~ February 24, 2014
Allan Gene Doering, 54, Sioux Falls, died unexpectedly, at home, on Monday, February 24, 2014.
Visitation will begin at 1PM, Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Heartland Funeral Home, with Memorial Services at 2PM. Pastor Marlin Haugrud will officiate.
Allan Gene Doering was born October 16, 1959, in Sioux Falls, to A.G. and Danielle (Ogdie) Doering. He attended school at the Crippled Children’s Hospital and School for several years and graduated from Washington High School in 1978. Allan then attended and graduated from USD-Springfield with Associate degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics as well as a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering. Allan taught school in Brookings before he moved to Minneapolis where he taught at Brown Institute. He worked as an engineering consultant for Manley Group for several years before his illness forced him into early retirement.
Allan, despite his physical challenges, was an avid outdoorsman. He loved to go hunting, fishing, camping, and kayaking with his best friends, Stuart and Patrick. He also loved to travel. His family will always remember the ways he would give back to them by looking out for their best interests.
Allan is survived by his mother and step-father, Danielle and Roy Ehlen, Sioux Falls; two sisters, Laurie Nelson, Brandon, and Linda (Kevin) Fountain, Colton; one brother, Royce Ehlen, Sioux Falls; nieces and nephews, Ashlie (Ryan) Wingate, Brandon, Blake Nelson, Valley Springs, Casey Nelson, Brandon, Jamie (Matthew) Jones, Sioux Falls, and Talon Sauers, Sioux Falls; two great nephews, Keegan and Koen Wingate, Brandon; and his two best buddies, Stuart Walker and Patrick Donelan.
Allan is preceded in death by his father, A.G. Doering, and one sister, Marie Ehlen.