Alan A. Fuhrman,
82, of Park Falls, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family and friends on Tuesday, July 31, 2012. Alan was born February 8, 1930 in Butternut, WI to the late Albert and Anna (Hirtreiter) Fuhrman. Alan graduated from Butternut High School in 1949. He served in the U.S. Navy in 1951 where he proudly served in the Korean War from 1951-1956 aboard the USS Lattimer
When Alan returned from the military, he married the love of his life, Beverly Moore on February 16,1957. Alan and Beverly had three beautiful daughters: Ann Marie, Melissa, and
Jennifer. Alan was always known as a hard worker. He started off his career employed for a mining company and in 1960 began employment at Flambeau Paper Mill. In 1976 Alan founded the Fuhrman Insurance Agency in Park Falls, Wisconsin, which he proudly owned & operated until his retirement in 1999.
Most of all Alan enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Alan also loved to golf, deer hunt, spend time at his cabin, and snowmobile. Alan was the first president of the Original Snow Gypsies Snowmobile Club. Whenever Alan had free time, you could always find him working on his "one of a kind" poems or reading a good novel.
Alan is survived by his three beautiful children Ann Marie (Wayne) Kosterman of Park Falls, WI,
Melissa (Darin) Bornemann of Sherwood, WI, and Jennifer (John) Bourgard also of Park Falls,
WI; 2 sisters: Frances (Doris) Porter of Rio, WI and Patricia (Kenneth) Goetlich of Butternut, WI; 1 brother Charles (Lois) Fuhrman of Park Falls; his sister in law, Marian Price of Rockford, Illinois; 2 grandsons: Joseph "Toffer" (Becky) Bablick and Matthew Bablick both of Butternut, WI; 3 grandaughters: MacKenzie Leroy and Kaitlin and Madeline Bourgard; 2 great-grand children: Brandon and Norah Bablick, numerous nieces & nephews, and his loving canine companions Toby and Chewy.
Alan was preceded in his death by his parents Albert and Anna Fuhrman, his twin infant sons John and Joseph, and his favorite golfing partner, Jack Moore.
Funeral services will be held at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Park Falls, Wisconsin on Monday, August 6 with Fr. Shaji Pazhukkathara officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 - 11:00 am and funeral service at 11:00am. Military honors will be performed by the Park Falls American Legion and VFW Posts.
Interment will take place at Nola Cemetery at a later date.
The Novitzke Funeral Home is assisting the family.