Obituaries

Evelyn (Jensen) Allen

Evelyn E. Allen, 86, of Clarion passed away on Saturday, March 8, 2008 at Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt.

Funeral services for Evelyn E. Allen will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 13, 2008 at the Clarion Church of Christ with Pastor Tim Platt officiating. Burial will take place in Evergreen Cemetery in Clarion, Iowa.

Visitation for Evelyn E. Allen will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at Ewing Funeral Home, 602 North Main Street, Clarion and will continue one hour prior to services at the church.

Evelyn Elizabeth (Jensen) Allen was born on August 21, 1921 to William and Linda (Petersen) Jensen of Lehigh, Iowa.

Evelyn was joined in marriage to Ransom L. Allen on May 1, 1941. To this union seven children were born. They farmed in the Clarion and Humboldt area before moving to Kanawha in 1953. The couple lived there until retirement in 1981 and moved to Clarion. After Ransom’s illness and death in 2003, Evelyn moved to Garner to the Prairie View Apartments and has spent the last two years at the Concord Care Center in Garner.

Evelyn enjoyed needlework and fishing in Canada. She was a member of the Clarion Church of Christ.

She is survived by her children: Beverly (Duaine) Nelson of Britt, Donna (Mike) Abels of Kanawha, Maxine (Mike) Kalkwarf of Garner, Ronald (Sharon) Allen of Belmond, Roger (Judy) Allen of Britt, Keith Allen of Belmond, and Mark (Jill) Allen of Belmond; 20 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; sister Loretta Amos; brothers Donald and Orville Jensen of Fort Dodge.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, husband Ransom; brothers: Melvin and Kenneth.

Visitation

Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Ewing Funeral Home – Former Clarion Location
602 North Main Street, Clarion, Iowa 50525
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Service

Date: Thursday, March 13, 2008
Time: 1:30 pm
Where: Church of Christ
420 North Main Street Clarion, Iowa 50525
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