MARY JANE ALLENMary Jane Allen, 94, of Duluth, passed away Jan. 16, 2014, at the Benedictine Health Center in Duluth.
MARY JANE ALLEN
Mary Jane Allen, 94, of Duluth, passed away Jan. 16, 2014, at the Benedictine Health Center in Duluth.
Mary Jane was born in July of 1919 in Virginia, Minn., to Charles and Dora Bolf. She attended and graduated from Virginia High School in 1937. On Oct. 5, 1941, Mary Jane married Ronald J. “Jack” Allen. She and Jack lived and raised their children in Duluth.
She was a member of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband; granddaughter Tammy Allen; two brothers; and three sisters.
Mary Jane is survived by her daughters, Sandra (Robert) Youngbauer of St. Charles, Mo., and Patty (Craig) Shogren of Duluth; sons Michael of Duluth and Thomas of Two Harbors; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was a loving, giving, generous wife, mother, grandmother and friend and will be greatly missed by all.
The family would like to thank the caregivers at Benedictine Health Center for their wonderful, compassionate care of mom.
VISITATION: 1 until the 2 p.m. memorial service Monday, Jan. 20, in Bell Brothers Jarvi Dowd Funeral Home, 925 E. Fourth St., Duluth, with Father Brian Shultz officiating. Private family inurnment.
Please leave a memory of Mary Jane, or words of support for the family, at www.BellBrothersJarviDowd.com