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Doris Allen

Posted September 11, 2013 in Obituaries, Urbandale

October 30, 1930 – September 9, 2013

Doris Allen

Doris Allen

Doris Allen, 82, died Monday, September 9, 2013 at her home in Urbandale. Funeral services will be 1:00 pm, Saturday, September 14, 2013 at Valley Evangelical Free Church in West Des Moines. Additional services will be held in Fargo, ND. Burial will take place at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Fargo, ND.

Doris was born October 30, 1930 to Carl and Alice (Benson) Johnson in Fargo, ND. She was a graduate of Fargo Central High School and lived in the Fargo area prior to moving to Des Moines in 1988. She had worked in the billing office of Iowa Methodist Medical Center and for Mail Boxes Etc. She was a member of the Red Hat Society, Valley Evangelical Church in West Des Moines and Bethel Evangelical Free Church in Fargo, ND.

Survivors include her children: Diane (Dean) Jensen of Frisco, TX, Brent (Susan) Allen of Fargo, ND, Amy (Kelly) Schneider of Des Moines; grandchildren: Elijah and Tyler Jensen, Ryan and Rachelle Allen, Madison Schneider; brother Morris (Donna) Johnson of Hugo, MN. Doris was preceded in death by her husband Wayne L. Allen, and brothers, Eugene and Gordon Johnson.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to a scholarship to be established at North Dakota State Nursing Program. On line condolences are welcome at


Information provided by:
Iles Funeral Homes
Westover Chapel
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA 50322

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