Florence Allyn, 99Florence Rosella Allyn, 99, died Wednesday, July 4, at the Villa at Hi-Park in Red Wing, Minn.
Florence Rosella Allyn, 99, died Wednesday, July 4, at the Villa at Hi-Park in Red Wing, Minn.
She was born March 6, 1913, in Clifton Township of Pierce County, Wis., to Vincent and Henrietta (Steiner) Seifert. She graduated from Ellsworth High School in 1931. On Aug. 26, 1940, she married Kenneth Allyn at St. Francis Catholic Church in Ellsworth, Wis. She worked at Swan’s Drugstore in Ellsworth for many years. In 1965, the couple moved to Red Wing where Florence worked at the Corner Drug until retiring at the age of 85. Kenneth died on Aug. 27, 1983.
She was a member of the Church of St. Joseph. She truly cherished the times she spent with her family. She will be dearly missed.
She is survived by her children Gary (Mary) Allyn of Ellsworth, Jeanne (Ed) Martin of Truman, Minn., Joan Midler of Red Wing, Michael (Patty) Allyn of East Bethel, Greg Allyn of Hager City, and Greta (Richard) Kaster of Prescott, Ariz.; 22 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; one brother, Eldon Seifert of Prescott, Wis.
She was preceded in death by her husband; daughter Sharon Schladweiler; two grandchildren, Gary Troy Allyn and Cory Ray Taylor; six brothers, Francis, Edwin, Clarence, James, Robert, and Fred Seifert.
Mass of the Resurrection will be 11 a.m. Monday, July 9, at the Church of St. Joseph, with Father Thomas Kommers presiding. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, July 8, at Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel, and 1 hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials are preferred to the American Cancer Society.
Online condolences may be sent to www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com.
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