Range Funeral Homes


Allan Robert Niskala

01/22/1954 - 06/24/2020

Allan R. Niskala, 66, of Makinen, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020 in Minneapolis. A memorial service will be held on Monday, July 6, 2020 at Range Funeral Home at 1:00 pm with visitation one-hour prior. Pastor Brad Felix will officiate. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia. To sign the online guest book or to send condolences, please visit www.rangefuneralhomes.

Allan Robert Niskala was born January 22, 1954 in Virginia to Robert and Lorraine (Koski) Niskala. He was a graduate of Cotton High School. Following high school, he went on to the MN School of Business in Minneapolis. Allan was an avid reader and enjoyed music.

He is survived by his mother, Lorraine; aunt, Eleanor Jarvi; several cousins; and his dog, Dutch.

He was preceded in death by his father.

5 thoughts on “Allan Robert Niskala”

  1. Daniel Robbins says:

    You will be missed. We worked hard a played hard together. I will miss your humor, insights and wonderful laugh. Go in pease my friend.

  2. Noel w Friday says:

    I enjoyed the many years I worked with Al. He was a fine, intelligent man. I will never forget Allan’s infectious laugh. It lifted everyone’s spirits.

  3. Pamela Lewis says:

    Al was one of the sweetest bosses I’ve ever had. I’m so sorry he’s gone. Much love. RIP.

  4. Sue Hannuksela says:

    Dear Lorraine and Eleanor. So sorry to see that you lost Allen. Wish we could be there to give you both a hug. Love Larry and Susie.

  5. Todd Beers says:

    Rest In Peace my friend. I always enjoyed working with you as well as the fun we had outside of work. I will never forget that laugh of yours, your sense of humor and your knowledge you were always willing to share with others. Take care my friend. You will be missed.

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07/06/2020 at 1:00 pm
Range Funeral Homes, 16th Street North, Virginia, MN, USA

Visitation begins at 12:00 pm