|Birth: ||Nov. 1, 1939|
|Death: ||Nov. 28, 2009|
Alfreda "Allie" Mae Bellingham, 70, of Casselton, N.D., died November 28, 2009 at Halstad Living Center.
Memorial Services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, December 4, 2009, at the Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home, Bemidji with the Rev. Dean Nelson officiating. Family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Bemidji. Arrangements were entrusted to the Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home and Cremation Service.
Alfreda was born November 1, 1939, in Bemidji to Alfred and Lottie Wickner. She attended school in Bemidji and was employed with the Bureau of Indian Affairs office in Bemidji for a number of years. She moved to Chicago, where she was employed as office manager for a large corporation. While in Chicago, she met and married John Engelbert. They were blessed with one daughter, Susan, in 1967. While the family was living in New Orleans, John died in October 1976. Allie met Gil Bellingham in Louisiana and they were married. They moved back to the Minnesota-North Dakota area and had lived in Casselton for many years. Gil passed away in April 2009. Allie was a voracious reader. She also enjoyed working crossword puzzles. Most important to her was family and she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She will be missed.
She is survived by her daughter, Susan (David) Iverson; grandchildren, Gilbert, David and Sarah; brothers, David, John (Carolyn) and Philip Wickner; sisters, Mary Franklin, Diane (Ronald) Jourdain, and Shirley (Brian) Helberg; many nieces and nephews.
Alfreda was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, John and Gil; sister, Lois Ness and infant brother, Willard.
Online guestbook at olsonschwartzfuneralhome.com.
Charles Gilbert Bellingham (1934 - 2009)
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Dec 03, 2009
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