Lois Marlyn Allen | PostIndependent.com

Lois Marlyn Allen

Lois M. Allen, 83, of Rulison, loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend, passed away at her home on May 12, 2005, with her family at her side.Lois was born Aug. 8, 1923, in Thurman, Iowa, the sixth of nine children born to Raymond and Alice Johnson.She wed William C. Allen April 21, 1941, at Rockport, Mo., and they recently celebrated 64 years of marriage. Bill and Lois moved to Loveland in 1950 and have resided in the Rifle-Rulison area since 1965. A kinder, more loving person the world has never known. Survivors include her husband; children Ernie (Marsha) Allen, of Texas City, Texas, Bob (Peg) Allen, of Reno, Nev., Ron (Linda) Allen, of Rulison, Rick (Ella) Lebeda, of Loveland, Debbie Allen, of Aurora; two brothers; two sisters; 16 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren and many other relatives and loving friends.Lois was preceded in death by her four brothers and her son William M. Allen.A private family service was conducted at her bedside.In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to Roaring Fork Hospice, P.O. Box 1970, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602.Arrangements are under the direction of the Rifle Funeral Home.

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