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Patty Ann Allen

May 21, 1941 ~ June 8, 2020 (age 79)

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Patty Ann Allen, 79, of Onawa, Iowa went to meet Jesus Monday, June 8, 2020. 

Funeral Services will be 11:00 A.M. Friday, June 12, 2020 at the Rush Family Chapel in Onawa, Iowa with Pastor Michael Lewis officiating. (Social distancing measures must be followed). Burial will be at the Onawa Cemetery, Onawa, Iowa. Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service, Onawa, Iowa.

Patty was born May 21, 1941 to Wilbur and Mildred Young in Mills County, Iowa.  She attended a country school until her family moved to Hornick, Iowa where she graduated from Hornick-Holly Springs High School in 1959.

In 1959 she married Lowell Gilbert Hawley.  To this union one daughter, Lorraine (Tom) Hittle was born.  Lowell preceded her in death in 1960.

Patty married Floyd Oneal Allen on March 23, 1966 in Onawa, Iowa.  To this union three children were born, Sandra (Bertrum) Carroll, Eric (Kellie) Allen and Troy (Winter) Allen.

Patty was a homemaker in Onawa.  Her joy was raising her four children.  Once they were all out of the home, she thrived in her God-given talent of working with the clients at Crossroads in Onawa.

Patty dedicated her life to her Lord Jesus Christ, her husband Floyd, and her children.  She loved to cook, knit and crochet, blessing many with her talents.

She is survived by her children, Lorraine (Tom) Hittle of Africa, Sandra (Bertrum) Carroll of Reno, Nevada, Eric (Kellie) Allen of St. Cloud, Minnesota, and Troy (Winter) Allen of Turin, Iowa; fifteen grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; one sister, Gayle Freda (Lonzo) Bennett; one brother, Joe Young; sisters-in-law, June Ottman, Sue Young, Joyce Allen, and Nancy Young; brother-in-law, Terry Hedum; and many nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

She was preceded in death by both husbands, Lowell and Floyd; her parents, Wilbur and Mildred Young; two brothers, Matt Young and Ray Young, sister, Argelene Amiss; and infant sister, Rose Ella Young.

Memorials may be given in Patty’s memory by going to this link -The account number comes up automatically and you only need to put first name 'Lorraine', last name 'Hittle' to confirm information.

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Funeral Service
June 12, 2020

11:00 AM
Rush Family Chapel
1629 10th Street
Onawa, IA 51040

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