The family of Jason "Boomer" Allison would like to thank everyone for their kindness and generosity during Jason's battle with ALS and after his passing. We are so appreciative of the support we have received and have been blessed with loving family, friends and communities, both past and present. May God bless you in return. Jason Bruce (Boomer) Allison of Kindred, ND, died on May 1, 2017, after a three-year struggle with ALS. Jason died in his home with his wife and mother by his side. He was 44 years old. Jason was born on May 23, 1972, in WaKeeney, Kansas, to Leslie and Linda Allison. The family moved when he was two to a home near Florence, Kansas that had once belonged to his great-great grandfather. Jason loved to play in the yards and explore the woods with his brother and friends. Swimming in the creek brought many hours of fun as well. Having attended Marion-Florence schools from Kindergarten to twelfth grade, Jason graduated from Marion High School with the class of 1990. He then attended Fort Hays State College in Hays, KS for three semesters. He worked with a road construction crew for a couple of years before he came to North Dakota to visit a friend. He loved the country and decided if he could find a job, he would stay. The Bobcat Company of Gwinner was hiring and he soon had a job. He worked there until the ALS made him too weak to work. While working at Bobcat, he met a girl who would become the “love of his life”. He married Angela Kay Holmstrom on July 5, 2003. They made their home in Kindred where home was graced with two beautiful boys, Grant and Luke. Jason joined the United Methodist Church in his youth, but after his marriage, he attended St. Maurice’s Catholic Church with his wife and sons where he was always happy to help out. He was an avid member and supporter of USW 560, holding many leadership positions and always working to better the employment conditions of his fellow workers. Jason is survived by his wife, Angie, and his sons, Grant and Luke. He is also survived by his parents, Leslie and Linda Allison, brother Lane (Lory) Allison and daughters Bethany and Sydney, sister Raquel Riggs and children Starla (Josh) Gesaman, Merissa (Greg) Bowman, Erika (Brandon) Smalley, and Les Riggs, and sister VanDee (Patrick) Miller and children Sophia and Bruce. He will also be missed by many other nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by father-in-law William Holmstrom, brother-in-law Richard Riggs, and nephew Calvin Riggs. Memorials: Grant and Luke Allison fund for education at Elm River Credit Union, Kindred, ND 58051.

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  1. I am so sorry for your loss. Boomer was a great guy who loved his family and life. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May your memories of your life with Boomer bring you peace during this extremely difficult time.

    Love you all,

    Vicki Heilman and family

  2. Memorial gifts may be made to the fund for the boys educations at Elm River Credit Union in Kindred, ND 58051.

  3. Memorial gifts can be sent to the Elm River Credit Union in Kindred ND 58051. They will go into a fund for the boys education.

  4. His life was to short but I know he left many beautiful memories, cherish them, Our prayers are with all of you, Dale and Tootsie Snelling

  5. Sending my deepest sympathies to all of you. Jason was blessed to have such a strong, loving family.

  6. While we cannot be there in person, please know, our hearts are with you this week, and in the coming weeks of transition. As a child, Jason was always there to make a smile, he was such a fun guy to be around, he even gave me my first ever motorcycle ride! He will be forever loved and truly missed.

  7. Linda and Leslie, my thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time. In due time, may you find peace and comfort in the many memories you have and in the lives of those two beautiful grandsons.

  8. We are so sorry for your enormous loss. We are praying for you and the boys. Tracy & Scott

  9. May all of the wonderful memories sustain you during these difficult days. I’m so sorry for your loss.

  10. A beautifully written obituary, and Boomer lived an absolutely beautiful life. I never, in 20 years of friendship, heard him speak in anger or disrespect. I wish I could be half the man Boomer was. Always a caring, loving man. I could have never faced ALS with the courage that he did. Thank you so much Boomer for letting me be a part of your life. I love you and will miss you forever!!!!!!!

  11. Sending our sincere sympathy on your loss. Cherish the memories, and may the good Lord bless and keep you. Jerry and Barb Ahlberg

  12. Sorry for your family’s loss! Jason was always a kind boy, whom apparently grown into an even kinder man, husband, father and friend! He will be missed by many!

  13. My heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family. Will forever cherish the memories.

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