Aiden Jeffrey Sullivan, Delano


Aiden Jeffrey Sullivan, age 10, of Delano, formerly of Woodbury, died unexpectedly Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at his home.
Friends may call from 4-7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Maple Lake, with a Remembrance Service at 7:30 p.m. to close the evening. A reception to celebrate Aiden’s life will be from 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Delano Middle School Media Room; please use the main entrance. Memorials are preferred to the National Fragile X Foundation of Walnut Creek, Calif.
Aiden Jeffrey Sullivan was born Feb. 28, 2003, in St. Paul to Jeffrey and Mary (Manuel) Sullivan. He was a fifth grader in the TREK Program in Howard Lake. Aiden enjoyed playing with swords, swimming and tubing, fishing, eating cheese and sour cream, wearing pajamas, using Duct Tape and listening to rock and roll music. 
He loved his pets, Kobie, Gracie, Oscar and Boodah. Most of all, Aiden loved life and his family and friends.
He is survived by his parents, Jeff and Mary Sullivan, of Delano; grandparents, Cathy Manuel, of Maple Lake, and Steve and Arlene Sullivan, of Paynesville; aunts and uncles, Linda (John) Erickson, Jeannie (Paul) DeSmith, Pattie Manuel, Bill Manuel and Greg (Julie) Sullivan; cousins Anna, Rachel, David, Mark, Julia, Maria, John, Ty, Jay and Josie; many great-uncles and great-aunts; family and friends. He is preceded in death by his grandfather, David Manuel.
Honorary pallbearers will be Aiden’s 10 cousins. Arrangements are entrusted with Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Maple Lake.
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