|Birth: ||Apr. 6, 1893|
|Death: ||Apr. 9, 1944|
Wife of Gus Allen. Daughter of Carl Anders Bloom and Ida C. Peterson
THE CHARITON HERALD-PATRIOT
Thursday, April 13, 1944
MRS. GUST ALLEN
Adelie Marie Allen, daughter of Carl Anders and Ida Bloom, was born in Hiteman, Iowa, April 6, 1893. She passed away at her home in Chariton on April 9, 1944, at the age of 51 years and 3 days. She had been in ill health for the past 16 years, but was always cheerful and patiently bore her sufferings. Death came after a week's illness with heart trouble.
She was baptized in the Lutheran faith in Hiteman, Iowa, and with her parents moved to Buxton, Iowa in 1901, where she was confirmed in the Lutheran church. She moved from Buxton to Chariton and transferred her membership to First Lutheran church here in 1930.
On July 28, 1917 she was united in marriage to Gust Allen, and to this union four children were born. She has been a resident of Chariton for the past 15 years.
Her father, mother and two brothers, Axel and Arthur Bloom, have preceded her in death. She leaves to mourn her departure her husband; two daughters, Phyllis and Iris, at home; two sons in the U.S. Army, Sgt. Norman Allen, of Sheppard Field, Texas, and Pvt. Donald Allen, of Camp Maxey, Texas; one granddaughter, Karen Sue Allen, of Wichita Falls, Texas; two sisters, Mrs. Agnes Ahlgren and Miss Anna Bloom, both of Chicago, Illinois; and many other relatives and a host of friends.
Funeral services, conducted by Rev. E. J. Johnson, assisted by Rev. C. W. Thorwald, were held at 2:30 Wednesday afternoon at the First Lutheran church and burial was in the Chariton cemetery. Appropriate music was rendered by the choir and Charles Goater sang "The Prayer Perfect."
Obituary courtesy of Darlene Arnold, Lucas County Genealogical Society
Carl Anders Bloom (1859 - 1930)
Ida C. Peterson Bloom (1863 - 1939)
Gus Allen (1895 - 1956)
Plot: Section G Row 21 S-N Grave 5
Created by: Skip
Record added: Oct 12, 2010
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