Karen Ann Allen

Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Friday, September 10, 1943
Date of Death:
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Age:
75 years old

Visitation

Date: Monday October 15, 2018
Time: 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Location: River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home [ view map ]

Memorial Mass

Date: Monday October 15, 2018
Time: 9:30 am

Location: River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home [ view map ]

Burial

Location: Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery Preston [ view map ]

Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Friday, September 10, 1943
Date of Death:
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Age:
75 years old
Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Friday, September 10, 1943
Date of Death:
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Age:
75 years old

Karen Ann Allen

Karen Thornton Allen, 75, of Rochester passed away Thursday, September 27, 2018.

Karen was born September 10, 1943 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester to Donald and Alma (Kopel) Thornton. She attended St. Francis grade school and graduated from Lourdes High School in 1961. She then went on to work at Mayo Clinic. On August 25, 1962, she married Kenneth C. Allen.

Karen is survived by her husband, Ken; children, Kelly (Tom) Allen-Sobeck, Kevin Allen, and Kyle (Summer) Allen; three grandchildren, Carrie, Riley and Tover; and one great-granddaughter, Natalyn. She is also survived by her sister, Rita Cox; and niece, Stacy and family.

A memorial Mass for Karen will be Monday October 15, 2018 at 9:30 AM in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home in Rochester, MN with Fr. Thomas Loomis officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Preston, MN.

Memorials are preferred to St. Francis of Assisi Elementary School in Rochester.

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The family of Karen Ann Allen has received the following condolences.

Have been thinking of you and your family. Sending you our heartfelt condolences.


Dave and Mary Hoeft

SEPARATED BY YEARS, BUT ALWAYS IN MY HEART.   KAREN WAS A WONDERFUL PERSON.  MY CONDOLENCES TO HER FAMILY.

TO THE ENTIRE ALLEN FAMILY,


IT IS SUCH A RARE OCCURRENCE TO MEET SOMEONE WITH SUCH GENUINE KIND HEARTEDNESS AND HONESTY . I THANK YOU FOR INTRODUCING KAREN TO ME THOUGH THE CUB SCOUTS AND KAREN HAVING A KIND FRIEND  -  KEVIN A.K.A. BIG AL :) .


TO  MR. KENNETH, MISS KELLY AND KYLE:YOU HAVE BEEN LOVED BY A WONDERFUL WIFE, MOTHER AND A GREAT HUMAN BEING.


KAREN IS IN HEAVEN  I ASSURE YOU.


WHEN IT IS YOUR TIME, YOU WILL ONE DAY MEET  KAREN AND SHE WILL BE WAITING IN A BEAUTIFUL GARDEN OF PARADISE CALLED HEAVEN. 


PRAYERS SENT TO THE ALLEN FAMILY.


VIVIAT JESUS


KEVIN FURR


 

So sorry to hear of Karen’s passing.  Wishing you all comfort and peace at this difficult time.  Karen had such an infectious laugh that I will never forget and we all had such a great sense of family in our Meadowbrook neighborhood.  You are all in my thoughts and prayers.


Laura 

Ken, Kelly, Kevin, Kyle and Family, 


Your mom was one of the bright lights in this world.  She was always there for you and any of us in the "Meadowbrook Gang" whenever we needed something or whenever we needed someone to watch over us.  


Michelle and I send our warmest thoughts and prayers to you all in this time of remembrance. God Bless you all.   


With all our love and support, 


Ray and Michelle Lindner

Bobbie and I would like to offer our deepest sympathy to Ken and the whole Allen family, Karen will be missed by everyone who knew her.


RIP Karen.


 


Bob & Bobbie Ulwelling