|Birth: ||Aug. 6, 1915|
|Death: ||Mar. 7, 2012|
Mintie Allen, 96, of Iowa Falls, passed away on Wednesday, March 7,
2012, at the Ellsworth Municipal Hospital, Iowa Falls.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Monday, March 12, at the First
United Methodist Church, Iowa Falls, with Pastor Carol Meyers officiating.
Burial will be in the Northlawn Memory Gardens Cemetery, Iowa Falls. A time of
visitation will be held from 5-7:00 p.m., on Sunday, March 11, at the Linn's
Funeral Home, Iowa Falls. Memorials may be directed to the family. The Linn's
Funeral Homes Iowa Falls Chapel has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Mintie Alice Thornton, was born on August 6, 1915 at Hubbard, the daughter of
Clarence E. and Alice Effie (Smith) Thornton. She graduated from the Agate High
School, Agate, Colorado in 1933. On May 11, 1938, Mintie was united in marriage
to Donald Franklin Allen at Northwood, Iowa. To this union three children were
born, Alice, Matt and Ronald. She had worked as a homemaker, farm wife and also
at the Harris Book Printing, Iowa Falls.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Iowa Falls and the
Methodist Mary Circle.
Mintie Allen is survived by her children, Alice Bahr of Iowa Falls, Matt
(Phyllis) Allen of Iowa Falls and Ronald (Linda) Allen of Iowa Falls; nine
grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Alice Thornton; her
husband, Donald Allen; two great-granddaughters, Trisha Watts and Kristie Bahr;
her sister, Myrna Woody; two brothers, Joseph Thornton and Buel Thornton; and
her son-in-law, Eugene Bahr.
Northlawn Memory Gardens
Created by: Richard Bohn
Record added: Mar 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86464094
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