MINNEAPOLIS — Alan James Stave, age 58, of northeast Minneapolis, passed away May 1, 2012, at home. Survived by Polly, who Al was best friend and husband to for 35 years; parents, Darrell and Liz Stave, of Baxter, Minn.; blessed with daughters, Emi (Brian) and Bethany; his brothers, Bill (Betty), Jeff (JoEllen); and sister, Susan (Bruce); brother-in-law, Bob Warhol; nieces and nephews, Michael (Karen), Carrie (Steve), Randi (Joe) and Sam. Al was an employee at JJ Vanderson Company for 25 years. Al’s sense of humor and interest in everything attracted some very special people for us to call friends. We miss him so much. Service will be Sunday, May 6, at 4 p.m. at NE United Methodist Church, Lowry Ave. and Cleveland St. NE., Minneapolis, (612) 781-2895.