Funeral services for Mrs. Ruth Allen, 79, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 22, 2007, at First Christian Church of Spencer. Rev. Dan Mayes will officiate the service.
Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery of Spencer.
Ruth passed away Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007, at Avera-McKennan Hospital of Sioux Falls, S.D.
Ruth Ella Allen, the daughter of Arthur and Georgia Logan Hamrick, was born Aug. 10, 1928, in Gillett Grove. She received her early education in Gillett Grove.
Ruth married Milo "Mike" Allen on Dec. 31, 1945, in Jackson, Minn. Following their marriage, they made there home in Spencer. Ruth worked at Stub's Ranch Kitchen for 16 years. She was an active member of the First Christian Church in Spencer.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Mike in 1991; two brothers; and two sisters.
Ruth is survived by her two sons: Milo Allen and wife, Sharon of Sartell, Minn., and Melvin Allen and wife, Patty of Fairfield; one daughter Marla Kocher and husband, Richard of Hudson, Wis.,; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two brothers: LaVern Hamrick and his wife, Edith of Spencer, and Roland Hamrick of Michigan; one sister, Mavis Burgart and her husband, Clayton of New Hampton.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Hospice of Northwest Iowa.
Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.