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Gail Roberta Kanvick Allen
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Birth: Oct. 25, 1953
Yellowstone County
Montana, USA
Death: Oct. 28, 2002
Yellowstone County
Montana, USA

Gail was the fourth of five children born to John Robert and Neola Mae (Bean) Kanvick. She married Sherman A, Allen and they had three children: Darrell Lynn, Jennifer Kim and Cheryl Marie.

Billings Gazette - Billing Montana
Oct. 31, 2002

Gail Roberta Kanvick Allen

Three days after her 49th birthday, Gail died at her home in Billings, on October 28, 2002. Gail had only recently been diagnoised with a brain tumor.
Born Oct. 25, 1953, in Billings, Gail was the daughter of Jack and Neola (Bean) Kanvick, sharing the same birthday with her twin brother, Butch. She graduated from West High School.
For a period of time, Gail worked in Denver at Mercy Hospital, but most of her life was spent in Billings. Gail ran a daycare in her home for many years. She worked as a telephone operator for At&T and was a dedicated 911 dispatcher for the city of Billings, a job she truly loved.
In her union with Sherman Allen, they had three children. Gail's greatest joy is her six grandchildren; secondly, she loved ballet and shared that love with her daughters.
She adored pets and volunteered for Help for Homeless Pets. She enjoyed car racing and the Mustangs' baseball games.
She leaves behind her mother, Neola Kanvick of Billings; her children, son Darrell and Wendy Allen of Livingston, and daughters Jennifer and Cheryl Allen of Billings; six grandchildren, Olando, Jade, Jasmine, Christy, Tyra and Lauren; and two dogs and two cats; sisters, Linda Balfany and her husband Alden of Salisbury, Md., Carol Sharp of Eureka, Calif., Jackie Faller and her husband, Ken from Ohio; brothers, twin brother, Butch Kanvick, and Gary Kanvick and his wife, Cindi, all of Billings; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her father, Jack Kanvick; infant daughter, Victoria Rae; and two nephews.
She will be dearly missed, especially by her grandchildren, family and anyone her life touched. We love you Mother.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at Dahl Funeral Chapel.
Gail will be laid to rest in Mountainview Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Help for Homeless Pets, box 1282, Billings, Montana 59103 or Northern Rockies Cancer Center, Box 369, Billings, Montana 59101.

Billings Gazette - Billing Montana
November 1, 2002

ALLEN - Gail R., 49, Visitation Wed. and Thurs. 1 to 8 p.m.' funeral service Fri., 1 p.m. at Dahl Funeral Chapel. Interment in Mountainview Cemetery. Memorials to Help for Homeless Pets or Northern Rockies Cancer Center.

Family links: 
  John Robert Kanvick (1924 - 1992)
  Neola Mae Bean Kanvick (1924 - 2008)
Mountview Cemetery
Yellowstone County
Montana, USA
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Record added: Sep 22, 2009
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