Hillsboro, North Dakota
Emma passed away on Wednesday, December 15, 2008 at Merit Care Hospital in Fargo, ND, at the age of 88.
Emma was born on Oct. 12, 1920 in Hillsboro, ND, the daughter of Julius and Mary Henka. She grew up in Hillsboro and married James Allen on Nov. 9, 1948. She was a wonderful, caring mother for her three children ? Charlie, Dan and Mary. Many days were spent keeping track of everyone while dad ran the Red & White Grocery Store. After all the kids grew up she enjoyed going to California during the winter months with husband Jim to visit his brother Joe and wife Maria. She loved to ?putz? in the garden next door with her sister Louise in the summers and also enjoyed visits from her kids and grandkids throughout the year. She was also an avid bowler, loved cross word puzzles, and current member of Our Savior?s Lutheran Church Circle.
Emma is survived by her son, Dan who lives in Victoria, MN.; her daughter Mary of Bosie, ID; and four grandchildren, Jennifer, Quinn, Cavin, and Olivia. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband James, her son Charles and two sisters Wilma and Louise and two brothers William and John.
Memorials are preferred to Our Saviors Lutheran Church or Hillsboro Medical Center.
FUNERAL: 1 PM Friday, December 19, 2008 at Our Savior?s Lutheran Church in Hillsboro, ND
VISITATION: One hour prior to the service in the church on Friday
BURIAL: Riverside Cemetery in Hillsboro, ND
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Wildeman Funeral Home in Hillsboro.