Allene Agnes Halvorson
Born: July 27, 1920
Died: September 18, 2013
Date: Friday, September 20 5 – 7 PM
Location: Saint Ansgar
Date: Saturday, September 21 10:30 AM
Location: First Lutheran Church
Date: Saturday, September 21
Location: First Lutheran Cemetery
Allene was born July 27, 1920, in Newburg Township, St. Ansgar, Iowa, to Robert C. Rosenberg and Caroline (Lena) A. Dieterichs. She was baptized and confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church, rural St. Ansgar. She completed school through grade 8, and then worked for neighboring farm families. Allene was a wonderful cook, gardener and enjoyed weaving rugs. She was a volunteer for the Mitchell County Cancer drive and an active member of First Lutheran Church in St. Ansgar.
Alton Halvorson and Allene Rosenberg were united in marriage March 23, 1946, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, rural St. Ansgar.
Allene is survived by sons Wayne (Kathy) Halvorson of Chatfield, MN, and Curt (Annette) Halvorson of St. Ansgar along with seven grandchildren, Kimberly (Andy) deLeon, Lakeville, MN, Brian (Emily) Halvorson, Eyota, MN, Ben (Jennifer) Halvorson, Chatfield, MN, Julie (Mike) Sogla, Northfield, MN, and Nick (Anna) Halvorson, Thomas (Leah) Halvorson and Valerie (Cory) Johnson all of St. Ansgar, and 15 great grandchildren. Also surviving is her sister-in-law, Betty Halvorson, of Casa Grande, AZ.
Allene was preceded in death by her parents, brothers/sisters-in-laws Roy & Savera Rosenberg, Lawrence & Esther Rosenberg, Elmer & Pearl Rosenberg, Rueben Rosenberg, Harvey & Irene Boettcher all of St. Ansgar, Gerald Halvorson of Casa Grande, Arizona, and Melvin & Esther Quam of Austin/Minneapolis.