Richard "Dick" AllisonRichard “Dick” Allison, 81, of Sturgeon Lake, passed away Friday, April 12, 2013, in Mercy Health Care in Moose Lake.
RICHARD “DICK” ALLISON
Richard “Dick” Allison, 81, of Sturgeon Lake, passed away Friday, April 12, 2013, in Mercy Health Care in Moose Lake.
Dick was born Aug. 11, 1931, in Minneapolis, to Dale and Helen Allison. He married Joyce Horn 63 years ago. He was a 1949 graduate of Proctor High School, and he graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth with a bachelor’s degree and from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a master’s degree in education and psychology. Dick taught Vocational School in Grand Rapids; Racine, Wis.; and Duluth.
He was a member of Local 11 Steamfitters and Pipefitters and owner of Lakeview Motel and the Bait Box in Superior. He was an avid fisherman. Dick was a member of Northwood United Methodist Church for over 25 years.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Bonita Jean Allison; and his parents.
Dick is survived by his wife, Joyce; children Ted (Sharon) Allison of White Bear Lake, Minn., Kris (Janet Thieme) Allison of Kenosha, Wis., Rick (Darla) Allison of Naples, Fla., and Tim (Vickie) Allison of Santa Barbara, Calif.; grandchildren Kimberly (Raymond) Hoss, David Allison, Colleen (Nate) Brinkman, Christopher Allison, Paul Allison, and TJ Allison; great-grandchildren Ella Brinkman, Cecelia Brinkman, Clayton Hoss and Mason Hoss; and brothers Phil (Diane) Allison and Steve (Marie) Allison.
A GATHERING OF FAMILY AND FRIENDS: 10 until the 11:30 a.m. memorial service Tuesday, April 16, in Northwood United Methodist Church, West Hwy. 61 in Esko.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to Northwood United Methodist Church in Dick’s name.
Arrangements entrusted to Cremation Society of Minnesota, (218) 624-5200.
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