Mary Ellen Allen
Mary Ellen Allen, 100, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 at Golden Living Center in Franklin.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17, at Church of the Sacred Heart in Franklin with burial to follow in Birch Couley/St. Patrick’s Cemetery in rural Franklin.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 16, at Nelson-Martin Funeral Home in Redwood Falls and will continue on Thursday at the church for one hour prior to services.
Memorials are preferred to St. Patrick’s/Birch Couley Cemetery.
Mary Ellen (Regan) Allen, the daughter of James and Annie (Reardon) Regan, was born Nov. 7, 1912, in Bandon Township, Renville County, Minn.
She is survived by her children, Sister Mary Frances Allen of St. Paul, Richard Allen of Spicer, Jane Sullivan of Franklin, and John Allen of Marshall.; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.