|Birth: ||Sep. 4, 1895|
|Death: ||May 6, 1969|
Rev. Harold A. Allison
Passes Away on Tuesday
Rev. Harold A. Allison, 73, well known retired Methodist pastor passed away early Tuesday at his home in Barron.
He was pastor of the First Methodist church, now the United Methodist church in Barron, form 1949 to 1962 and was very active both in church and civic affairs.
Rev. Allison was born Sept. 4, 1895 at Durand. He attended Lawrence College at Appleton and in 1923 graduated from the University of Wisconsin. Then in 1925 he graduated from the Garrett Theological Seminary in Evanston, Ill.
He was married to Helene Hambly on June 14, 1923 in Belmont, Wis. They had one daughter, Mrs. Robert (Ruth) Clark of Greendale, Wis., and four sons, Keith of Barron, Dean of Mt. Vernon, Ind., Ross of Sun Prairie, and Fred Field of Mauston.
He came to West Wisconsin Conference of the United Methodist church in 1927 and serve at Troy Center, Mount Hope, Bloomington, Black River Falls, New Lisbon, Dodgeville, and in Barron from 1949 to 1962. He went to Monroe, retired in 1964 and then returned to Barron.
He served as an Army chaplain during World War II, was a member of the Barron Masonic Lodge, the American Legion, Kiwanis Club, on the board of directors of Lakeside Hospital in Rice Lake, on the Whispering Pines Development Board, and after his retirement served as assistant treasurer of the West Wisconsin Conference. He also served as grand chaplain of the Grand Lodge of Masons in Wisconsin.
Besides his wife and children he is survived by one brother, Andrew of Brookings, S.D. and one sister, Mrs. Phillip (Ellen) Brotzman of Rio Hondo, Texas.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the United Methodist church in Barron. Rev. Lowell Reykdal, pastor of United Methodist church of Barron will officiate. District Superintendent Dean Irish of Eau Claire will participate and Rev. Keith Hanley of the First Methodist church of Superior will deliver the memorial service. Burial will be in Wayside Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Rausch-Rockman Funeral Home Thursday afternoon and evening and one hour prior to the service at the church.
The family requests that memorials be made to the Methodist church or the Heart Fun
Helene Hambly Allison (1900 - 2004)
Keith Ronald Allison (1924 - 2015)*
Maintained by: Stacy (Skemp) Hollmann
Originally Created by: John Christeson
Record added: Aug 07, 2004
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A World War II Army veteran having served as a Captain in the Chaplain Corps. Entered the Army March 4, 1943, as a 1st Lt. and was discharged November 21, 1945, from Headquarters, 15th Replacement Depot, having served 2 years, 8 months & 17 days.|
Added: Sep. 1, 2004