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Bessie Leone Stark Dornack Allen
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Birth: Nov. 19, 1899
Dodge County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Dec. 28, 1991
La Crosse County
Wisconsin, USA

Bessie Dornack Allen - Onalaska, Wisconsin

Bessie Stark Dornack Allen, 92, of Onalaska, died Saturday December 28, 1991 at the Onalaska Franciscan Care Center. She was born November 19, 1899 in Mantorville, Minnesota, the ninth child of Jacob and Sarah Maxson Stark.

She married Herman E. Dornack on November 11, 1919 in Minneapolis. He preceded her in death in 1955. Bessie married James Emmet Allen on May 19, 1962 in New Ulm, Minnesota and he preceded her in death in 1979. She was an active member of the Sand Lake Wesleyan Church.

She is survived by one son, Edward (Norma) Dornack of Onalaska; one stepson, Thomas (Vivian) Allen of Huron, S.D.; one daughter, Doris Thierman of Fairbanks, Alaska; eight grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by her parents; six sisters, Fannie Stark, Mabel Kautz, Adah Frederick, Hattie Andrist, Laura Bauer, Bernice Belden; three brothers, Grant, Haven, Lawrence; two stepchildren and one step-granddaughter.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Sand Lake Wesleyan Church, Onalaska. The Rev. David Peterson officiating.

Burial will be in the Maple Grove Cemetery in Kasson, Minnesota in the spring.

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MN Marriage Index record:
No record was found
Groom: DORNACK, Herman
Bride: STARK, Bessie L

MN Marriage Index record:
Brown County, MN
Certid# D-305
Groom: ALLEN, James Emmet
Bride: DORNACK, Bessie Leone

Family links: 
  Jacob Leonard Stark (1854 - 1925)
  Sarah Louise Maxson Stark (1859 - 1934)
  Herman Edward Dornack (1888 - 1955)*
  James Emmet Allen (1892 - 1979)*
  Edward Laurence Dornack (1930 - 2007)*
  Grant Leonard Stark (1884 - 1950)*
  Fannie Amelia Stark (1886 - 1909)*
  Mabel Edith Stark Kautz (1888 - 1959)*
  Adah Margaret Stark Frederick (1891 - 1972)*
  Haven Jake Stark (1892 - 1953)*
  Hattie Mae Stark Andrist (1894 - 1961)*
  Baby Boy Stark (1895 - 1895)*
  Laura Lucille Stark Bauer (1896 - 1974)*
  Bernice Elaine Stark Belden (1898 - 1982)*
  Bessie Leone Stark Dornack Allen (1899 - 1991)
  Baby Boy Stark (1906 - 1906)*
*Calculated relationship
Maple Grove Cemetery
Dodge County
Minnesota, USA
Block: 5
Lot: 27
Grave: 4
Level: 1
Maintained by: cathy w
Originally Created by: Robert John Chudek
Record added: Dec 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 46150492
Bessie Leone <i>Stark Dornack</i> Allen
Added by: Mary Fuller
Bessie Leone <i>Stark Dornack</i> Allen
Added by: cathy w
Bessie Leone <i>Stark Dornack</i> Allen
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- Ladybug
 Added: Aug. 20, 2014
You were our inspiration to strive for better things in life.
- Cathy and Nancy
 Added: Jan. 19, 2012
I think of you often.
- Mary Fuller
 Added: Jun. 2, 2011

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