|Birth: ||Jun. 3, 1965|
St. Louis County
|Death: ||Jan. 12, 2013|
Allan Ray Button, 47, of Cloquet, MM, died on Saturday, January 12th 2013, at the Community Memorial Hospital in Cloquet.
He was born on June 3, 1965, in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Carol Jean (Johnson) Button. He attended Washington & Kossman Elementary in Detroit Lakes. He later attended Detroit Lakes High School where he was in Track & Field. Allan had a love for running and was very good at it.
He was self employed and worked various jobs throughout his life. Most recently he worked at his sister and brother in laws, Penny and Shane's Hospitality House. Allan performed numerous duties such as grounds maintenance, housekeeping, and answering phones in the office.
His hobbies included eating, watching movies, and collecting things. Allan had a deep love of nature and enjoyed any activities that would allow him to be outside. These included his love of fishing, where it was said that as long as there was a lake and fish he was happy. He also enjoyed camping and hiking. Allan was very artistic and created many sketches and drawings. He was said to have two green thumbs and was known for his patience and love of everyone. He had a willingness to help anyone in need regardless of their situation. Most of all, Allan loved his family, especially his children and grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his uncles, Ray and Chuck Johnson and a cousin, Beverly Brumley.
He is survived by his mother, Carol (John) Anderson of Fergus Falls; five children, Tessa
Messerschmidt of Fergus Falls, Bobby Button of Lubbock, Texas, Calinda Button of Fargo, Allan "Lil Al" Jr. and Annamay Button of Fergus Falls; a step son, Sid; four siblings, Penny (Shane) Shol of Barnum, Glen (Lisa) Button of Ft. Meyers, Florida, Pamela Nozdracher and Bobby Button of Minneapolis; two grandchildren, Paige Messerschmidt and Syriana Scott; along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
Visitation: Friday, January 18, from 5-7 p.m., at the Faith & Hope Funeral Home in Fergus Falls, and one hour prior to services at the church.
Service: 11:00 a.m, Saturday, January 19 at the Salvation Army Church in Fergus Falls.
Clergy: Pastor Chuck Tysver
Interment: Bethel Lutheran Cemetery, Pelican Rapids.
Funeral arrangements are with the Faith & Hope Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Fergus Falls.
Otter Tail County
Maintained by: T Burt
Originally Created by: Marjorie
Record added: Jan 19, 2013
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