Allene L. Foland

Allene L. Foland Ashley Age 80, of rural Ashley, passed away Thursday, December 27, 2012 at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing. Allene was born June 5, 1932 in St. Johns, the daughter of John and Irene (Dutton). She was a graduate of Eastern High School, class of 1950. She married Eddie Foland on June 30, 1956. Together they were dairy farmers. Allene loved to sing, clip articles out of newspapers. She loved life. She is survived by her husband Eddie of 56 years, son Tim (Melissa) Foland, daughter Kim (Brian) Whetstine, son Dan (Janet) Foland, daughters Lonnie Powell and Penny (Eugene) McClung, grandchildren: Nicole (Tom) Furlano, Nina (Rick) Dibble, Kyle Whetstine, Brett Foland, Brad (Heidi) Foland, Jessee Villarreal, Shaun Villarreal (Burke), Jill (Bryan) Pearson and 13 great grandchildren. Also a brother Earl (Sharon) Henry. Allene was preceded in death by her parents and brother John Henry. It was her wish for no funeral. A graveside service will be held Monday, December 31, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Fulton Center Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Michigan Paralyzed Veterans of America, 40550 Grand River Ave., Novi, MI 48375. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Lux and Dodge Funeral Chapel, Middleton. To view Allene's obituary or to leave a condolence for the family please visit

Published in Lansing State Journal on Dec. 29, 2012