Lena Allen


Lena Alice Allen passed away at Banner Boswell Hospital in Sun City, Arizona on June 15, 2023. 

Lena was born July 22 1938, to Frank and Velma Hootman in Van Buren County. She graduated from the Van Buren Community School District.  Lena married and later divorced Larry Allen in Iowa.  She managed Scotties Restaurant along with working at various other places in Fairfield.  Lena also sold and collected Avon items.  She moved to Glendale, Arizona in 1983, where she worked and retired from Kmart. Lena loved watching westerns, collecting Avon items, playing cards, doing puzzles, and belonged to a bowling league in Fairfield and Glendale.

Survived by immediate family two sons Randy (Rosie) Allen with granddaughter Mea in Ohio and Russ (Deb) Allen in Iowa with grandson Eric in New Jersey. She is also survived by her two sisters Betty Webber of South Carolina and Doris Thorngren of North Carolina.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Velma; and son, Terry.

As per her wishes she has been cremated.    

Cards and memorials may be mailed to Russ Allen, 201 East Webster, Mt.  Pleasant, Iowa 52641

Online condolences may be made to the family at behnerfh.com.

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