|Birth: ||May 15, 1962|
|Death: ||Nov. 5, 2009|
South Dakota, USA
STURGIS - Dana Jo Allen Lasnetske was born May 15, 1962, in Greeley, Colo., to Donald and Norma (Davis) Allen.She spent summers with her brother David on their grandparents' ranch in Colorado, enjoying many hours with family. She was baptized at Manitou Lake, Colo., with Aunt Mary Ann and Dave Harwood in 1976. Dana graduated from high school in Northfield, Minn., in 1980 and continued learning on her own and taking college courses. After moving to Sturgis, she married Jim Lasnetske in 1988.During their marriage, they adopted a son Zachary and a daughter Sierra in 1991, after traveling to Romania. Their family was completed with the birth of daughter Shannon in 1995.Being a mother was Dana's greatest desire in life and she enjoyed every minute of it. Dana volunteered at Believers Fellowship Ministries while her children attended school there. She also worked as an EMT in Sturgis for a while. Dana passed away on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009, at Sturgis Regional Hospital after an extended illness.
She is survived by her children, Zachary, Sierra and Shannon Lasnetske of Sturgis; her mother, Norma Allen; one brother, David Allen (J.J.) of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and their children; her grandfather, Pete Allen of Wray, Colo.; and other family and friends from Beecher Island, Colo. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, at Believers Fellowship Ministries. Burial will be at a later date in Beecher Island, in the family plot next to her father, as she requested. A memorial has been established for her children. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.kinkadefunerals.com.
Created by: Ellen Bishop
Record added: Nov 07, 2009
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