Doris M. Allen, 85
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Nov. 15, 1927 - Jan. 22, 2013
Doris M. Allen, 85 year old resident of St. Cloud, MN, passed away on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Augusta, MN.
A celebration of her life will be held at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in St. Cloud, MN on Friday, February 1, 2013 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Steve Gartland officiating. A visitation will be one hour prior to service at the church on Friday. Funeral arrangements by Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud.
Doris is survived by her husband, Werner Allen of St. Cloud, MN; daughters, Kristine Sundberg of Excelsior, MN and Patti (Bob) Gartland of St. Cloud, MN; son Michael (Sandie) Allen of St. Cloud, MN; grandchildren, Ross (Jenny) Sundberg of Burnsville, MN, Britta Sundberg of Chanhassen, MN, Robert Allen Gartland of St. Cloud, MN, Lacey (James) Schirmers of St. Cloud, and Jennie (Ben) Weber of St. Cloud; great-grandchildren, Jadyn Betzold, Carson & Austin Weber, Addison, Levi & Genevieve Schirmers, and Blake Sundberg; sisters, Ruth Anderson of Rochester, MN, Victoria Mealy of Cokato, MN; brothers, Darold (Edie) Christensen of Savage, MN, Tom (Carolyn) Christensen of Litchfield, MN, Viggo Christensen of Litchfield, MN; brother-in-law, Lee Pauls of Atlanta, GA; sisters-in-law, Fran Christensen of Plymouth, MN, Teodes Christensen of Litchfield, MN, Janice Christensen of Litchfield, MN.
Doris was preceded in death by her parents, V.C. & Minnie Christensen; brothers, Robert Christensen, James Christensen, Gerald Christensen; and sister, Mary Pauls.
Memorials are preferred to St. Cloud Hospital Hospice and Quiet Oaks Hospice House who provided exceptional care and boundless compassion to Doris and her entire family during Doris' final days and weeks on earth.
Benson Funeral Home
1111 25th Avenue South
St. Cloud, MN 56301
Published in the St. Cloud Times on Jan. 27, 2013