Allen Henry Drees

Allen Henry Drees

Lake City, Calhoun County, Iowa, USA
Death 27 Jul 1985 (aged 36)
Spirit Lake, Dickinson County, Iowa, USA
Burial Cherry Grove, Fillmore County, Minnesota, USA
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Allen Drees

Born:  February 17, 1949
Died: July 27, 1985

Allen Henry Drees, 111 2nd St. SW, Blooming Prairie, Minn, was born February 17,1949, at Lake City, Iowa, the son of Ralph and Ethel Drees.

He attended Sacred Heart Catholic School and Adams High School, Adams, Minn.  On July 11, 1970, he married Ella M. Vrieze at St. Ignatius Church, Spring Valley, Minn.  He was employed as a mechanic for the Owatonna Canning Co., Owatonna, Minn.

Mr. Drees died July 27, 1985, at Spirit Lake, Iowa. 

He is survived by his wife, Ella; children:  Allen Jr., Todd, Philip, Donna, Katie, Richard; parents Ralph and Ethel Drees; brothers:  Ralph Jr., Stephen, John, Dale, Daniel, Neil, Arlo, Brian; sisters: Rosann Sanford, Mary Ott, Anna Wilder.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Susanne.

Funeral service was held Thursday, August 1 at 1:30pm at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Adams, Fr. Paul Halloran, Fr. Andrew Kreidermacher, Fr. Edgar Schaefer officiating.  Music was by Valerie Golombowski, Audrey Hemann, Maureen Golomowski, JoAnn Drees, Ralph Drees III; organist was Sue Golombowski.

Pallbearers were Allen’s brothers:  Ralph Jr., Stephen, John, Dale, Daniel, Neil, Arlo and Brian.  Interment was at Cherry Grove Cemetery, Cherry Grove, Minn., with Adams Funeral Home in Charge of arrangements

A memorial service was held in Blooming Prairie on Wednesday, July 31 at p.m.
Allen died in a boating accident.

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