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Lucille M. Allen

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Lucille M. Allen
Services for Lucille M. Allen, 86, will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, April 4, 2009 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Emmetsburg. Rev. Steve Ellerbusch will officiate the service.

Interment will be at South Walnut Cemetery at Graettinger.

Lucille passed away Thursday, April 2, 2009 at Lakeside Lutheran Home in Emmetsburg.

Lucille Mary Allen, daughter of James and Laura (Hardinger) Manwarren, was born Sept. 15, 1922 in Emmetsburg. She received her education in the Emmetsburg schools and graduated from Emmetsburg High School.

On Feb. 20, 1943 Lucille was united in marriage to Dayton Victor Allen in Nebraska City, Neb. To this union two daughters were born.

Lucille was employed at Mileham's Hatchery and later went to work for Berkeley's in Emmetsburg where she was employed for many years until it closed. Lucille then became a nurse's aid and did Home Health Care for the Palo Alto County Hospital until her health forced her to quit.

Lucille was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church and Church Circle. Lucille was also a volunteer at Lakeside Lutheran Home for many years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dayton; a daughter, Pam O'Brien; son-in-law, William O'Brien; three brothers: Robert Manwarren, Eugene Manwarren, and Frank Manwarren; and a sister, Loretta Poland.

Lucille is survived by her daughter, Linda Girres and her husband, Richard of West Bend; her seven grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; two brothers: Orville Manwarren and his wife, Nettie of Emmetsburg, and John Manwarren and his wife, June of Emmetsburg; four sisters: Evelyn Moran of Emmetsburg, Marie Stouil of West Bend, Virginia Steil and her husband, Don of Fairbanks, and Joanne Nichols of Emmetsburg.

Arrangements are being handled by Martin-Mattice Funeral Home.