|Birth: ||May 18, 1915|
|Death: ||Mar. 13, 2007|
Ruth M. Allen, was born May 18, 1915, at Isabel, Kansas, daughter of William C. "Bill" and Luanna (Haskins)Swenson.
She graduated from Anthony High School and took some college courses at Bethany College.
In the mid 1930's she was united in marriage with William "Bill" Allen. This union was blessed with two sons: Larry and Terry. Two infant daughters passed away at birth.
Ruth retured from Register of Deeds at the Harper County Courthouse. After retiring, she loved to travel. She took several Village Tours all over the county from coast to coast and border to border. She was an avid sports fan. She could take and tell you about baseball, basketball or tennis.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Anthony. She sang in the church choirs for over seventy years. She was activie with several church boards and acitivities, receiving special mission pens in 1960, 1983, and 1994.
On March 13, 2007, Ruth passed away at the Anthony Community Care center at the age of 91 years, 9 months, and 25 days. She was preceded in death by her parents; her hsuband in 1967; two infant daughters; son, Larry in 1999; and two granddaughters.
She will be deeply missed by her son, Terry Allen and wife Carol of Anthony; six gradchildren: Jeff, Stephanie, Kim Kevin, Kathy, and Devlin; several great grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.
Graveside services were held on Thursday, March 15, 2007 at Forest Park Cemetery with Rev. Jeffry Miller officiating.
Memorials in memory of Ruth may be given to Anthony Community Care Center, and may be sent in care of the funeral home.
Prairie Rose Funeral Home, 602 East main Street, Anthony, KS 67003, was in charge of arrangements.
Forest Park Cemetery
Created by: Marlee
Record added: Mar 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18552475
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