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Alice LaFollette


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Alice LaFollette

Ankeny - Alice LaFollette, 98, danced into Heaven on Friday, December 1, 2017.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, December 7, 2017, at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Catholic Church in Ankeny. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday at Ankeny Funeral Home with a vigil service at 7 p.m.

Alice was born July 1, 1919, in Chicago, IL. She grew up there and received her education. She was united in marriage to E. Paul Allen, and they were blessed with four children, Judy, Sherman, Terry, and Joan. She later married Lynn LaFollette until he passed away.

Alice made her career with Ankeny State Bank and Paul's Plumbing and Heating. She was a faithful servant of Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Catholic Church and the Catholic Daughters. Alice loved to dance, and also enjoyed playing cards and bowling. Most of all, Alice treasured cooking and hosting her family and friends at her home.

Alice is survived by her children, Judy Allen, Sherman (Mary) Allen, and Joan Kendig; 9 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, E. Paul Allen and Lynn LaFollette; son, Terry Allen; grandson, Shawn Allen; and son-in-law, Sam Kendig.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Above and Beyond Cancer. Condolences and memories of Alice may be shared at www.AnkenyFuneralHome.com.
Published in Des Moines Register on Dec. 5, 2017
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