Dolores Allen-Bartley

Allen-Bartley, Dolores LoVenne

Dolores LoVenne Allen-Bartley, 79, of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, died Sunday, November 18, 2012, at the Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

Memorial services will be 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 24, 2012, at the Roseberry's Funeral Home in Friendship, Wisconsin. Friends may call at Roseberry's on Saturday from 1 p.m. until the time of service.

Interment will be at the South Burr Oak Cemetery, Coloma, Wisconsin, at a later date.

Dolores was born July 13, 1933, in Pinewood, Minnesota, to Dewey and Leah (Johnson) Annonson. She graduated from Bemidji High School in 1951. Dolores met and later married Lyle M. Allen (son of Mark "Coon" and Myrtle Allen) on June 28, 1953, in Pinewood, Minnesota. Together they had two children, Debra and Lee. They made their home in Adams, Wisconsin, except for a brief move to Whitefish, MT in 1960. After returning in 1961, Dolores worked for the Adams-Friendship School District as head cook for Adams Grade School. She later and her husband owned and operated a turkey ranch until the time of Lyle's passing on November 23, 1981.

She married Ronald D. Bartley Sr. (son of "Brownie" and "Minnie" Bartley) on May 10, 1985, in Mitchell, South Dakota. They lived in Cottonville before moving to Wisconsin Rapids.

Dolores enjoyed sewing, cross country skiing, and gardening.

Dolores, in her earlier years, was a member of the homemakers and the Eastern Star.

Roseberry's Funeral Home is assisting the family. Visit for online condolences and further information.

Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on Nov. 21, 2012