Rita Allen

MOORHEAD, Minn. Rita Allen, 72, of Moorhead, Minn., formerly of Williston, died Thursday, May 19, 2014, in a Moorhead nursing home.

She was born May 22, 1942, to Albert and Phyllis Schiele, near Orrin. She married Vernon Allen March 17, 1961.

Survivors: sons, Vernon Jr. and David, both of Moorhead; daughter, Barbara, of Fargo; 14 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; brothers, William, Minot, and Robert, Granville; sisters, Viola Walter, Ray, Gayla Williams, Virginia Beach, Va., and Mary Hammer, Williston.

Funeral: Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Ray.

Burial: Highland Cemetery, Ray.

Visitation: One hour prior to service, in the church.

(Fulkerson Funeral Home, Williston)