Ryan E. Whelan

Published 11:28 am Tuesday, April 25, 2023

5/16/1982 – 4/13/2023 Ryan Ervin Whelan, age 40, of Albert Lea, Minn., passed away  Thursday, April 13, 2023, at Mayo Clinic, St. Mary’s Campus,  Rochester, Minn. A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m.  Saturday, April 29, at Salvation Army Church, 302 Court St,  Albert Lea, Minn. Ryan Ervin Whelan was born May 16, 1982, to Brian and  Jennet (Lorentzen) Whelan. Ryan grew up in Freeborn County and  attended Albert Lea Community School. He is survived by his children: Sierra Selvidge – Lake Mills,  Iowa; Kaliee Enger – Spring Valley, Minn.; Joshua Enger –  Albert Lea, Minn.; Massey Enger – Austin, Minn.; Charlie Whelan  – Albert Lea, Minn.; and Anaklin Whelan – Montevideo, Minn.;  grandchild, Hazel Mcelmury-Flink; parents, Brian (Chandra)  Whelan – Albert Lea, Minn.; brother, Jamie (Jessica) Whelan –  Austin, Minn.; sisters: Jenna Lowy – Rochester, Minn.; and  Nickolena (Ryan) Johnson – Albert Lea, Minn.; and many nieces,  nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Ryan was preceded in death by his mother, Jennet Lorentzen;  grandparents: Thomas (Shirley) Whelan and Ervin (Delores)  Becker; uncles: Brad Whelan and Randy Whelan; and brother-in- law, Cory Johnson. Funeral Services will be  1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29, 2023 at  Salvation Army Church in  Albert Lea, Minnesota.  Major Sandy Hunt will officiate.  Interment will be at  Hillcrest Cemetery in  Albert Lea, Minnesota.

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