LaVerne Frances Allen

LaVerne Frances Allen

LaVerne Frances Allen

LaVerne Frances Allen, age 90, formerly of Arkdale passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at home. In her later years she lived in Nekoosa and Wisconsin Rapids area.

LaVerne was born November 12, 1927, the daughter of Frank J. and Alma (Bublitz) Kuhnke. On July 28, 1945 she married Frederick William Allen in Arkdale Trinity Lutheran Church. They had two children a daughter, Joyce and son, James.

In her early years, she was a member of the Arkdale Trinity Lutheran Church, later she joined the First English Lutheran Church in Wisconsin Rapids.

Survivors include her daughter, Joyce (Roger) Cook of Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin; son, James (Corinne) Allen of Nekoosa, Wisconsin; 9 grandchildren, 14 Great-Grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

LaVerne was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Alma Kuhnke; husband, Frederick William Allen; four sisters, two brothers, and granddaughter, Rhonda Cook.

Her life was a blessing, her memories a treasure, her love beyond words, and she will be missed beyond measure.

Her wishes are for a private service for her immediate family. Interment will be at Restlawn Memorial Park in Wisconsin Rapids.

Roseberry’s Funeral Home is assisting the family. Visit for online condolences and further information.

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  1. Kay and Herb Theisen says:

    Love to all of you. I worked with La Verne sixty years ago.
    I dearly loved her.

  2. Monica (Twachtman) Arndt says:

    My deepest sympathy. I have many memories of her and at the farm in Easton. Always enjoyed talking to her.

  3. Bob and Janis Cada says:

    We are sorry for your loss. Peace, love and comfort to all of you

  4. John Lory says:

    The staff at First English Lutheran Church in Wisconsin Rapids was saddened to hear of the passing of our beloved friend, LaVerne. She was a wonderful, thoughtful, and genuine person. She could brighten the day like few others. Her stories, her smiles, her friendship…her cookies. Truly a special lady. Your family will be in our prayers. May the Lord give you comfort and peace during this difficult time.

    2 Timothy 4:7-8

  5. Chuck and Barb (Larson) Dehmlow says:

    Jim & Corinne, We are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. XO.

  6. Jim and Ardy Olson says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you, Joyce, Roger, Jim and Corinne and families.

  7. Cathy Grabarski says:

    Sorry for your loss, prayers for the family.

    Sorry for your loss, prayers for the family.

  8. Peg Lecy says:

    May God comfort you during this difficult time

  9. Jim and Nancie Cook says:

    Joyce and Jim, so sorry to hear about your Mother! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families!

  10. Susan Moran says:

    Corinne & Jim, so sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers and hugs during this difficult time.