Ulaberl Allen

Died: Sun., Jan. 15, 2017

Recitation of the Rosary

9:30 AM Sat., Jan. 21, 2017
Location: Holy Family Catholic Church

Funeral Mass

10:00 AM Sat., Jan. 21, 2017
Location: Holy Family Catholic Church

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Ulaberl Allen, 86 died on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at Harney District Hospital.  Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10:00 a.m.  Contributions in Ulaberl's memory can be made to the Harney County Senior Citizen Center.

Ulaberl M. Allen was born in Thetford, Vermont to parents, Admiral D. Palmer and Myrtle Knight.  She was the third child of the eight children in the family.  She graduated from Greenfield, Massachusetts High School in 1949 and joined the US Air Force.  After basic training she attended teletype mechanics school at FE Warren AFB in Cheyenne, Wyoming and was sent to McCord AFB in Tacoma, Washington.  While assigned there she met her future husband, William Allen, who was also in the US Air Force.  They were married in the Base Chapel on 7 July 1951.  To this Union was born three sons; Paul, David and Gary.  She accompanied her husband to Japan and France along with assignments to Dover AFB, Delaware, and Palermo AFS in Ocean City, New Jersey and Wright Patterson AFB in Dayton, Ohio.  Her husband retired in June 1970 and they moved back to Burns, Oregon.  Her husband became the State Farm Insurance Agent and she worked in the office for many years raising the boys.

Ulaberl loved to camp and spent many weekends at the cabin on Strawberry Creek and at the campground at Fish Lake on the Steens Mountains.  She loved to sew and she made and donated numerous quilts.  She taught sewing at the HOPE facility and the Boys and Girls Club.  She was active in the Catholic Church and taught CCD for many years.
She was a member of the American Legion Post #63 and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post #63.  She was a regular for lunches at the Senior Citizen Center and a meal sponsor for many years.
She is survived by her husband of 65 years, William Allen; sons, Paul and wife Debra of Roseburg, Oregon, David and Cheryl of Burns, Gary and wife Marni Meridian, Idaho.  Grandchildren; Tracy, Lauraine, Telisa, Alex and Ria, Leah and Marlena and Jones B. Turner.  Great grandchildren; Alexander, Nicholas, Catherine, Lily, Andrew, Eli, Dallas, Zachary, Khelbin, Levi, Catherine, Dakota, Walker, Hawthorne and Thoreau’s;   Brothers, Bruce and Dewey Palmer and Sister, Yuda.

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Angie Lamborn
   Posted Tue January 17, 2017
Bill and Family,
You are all in my thoughts. I am so sorry for the loss of this wonderful soul. I know she is in peace now and I hope fond memories of her help you to find peace as well. She will be missed here at the center. Best regards. Angie

Diana & Dennis Davis
   Posted Tue January 17, 2017
So sad to hear of Ulaberl's passing. We loved her and will miss her.

Tom and Delta Maupin
   Posted Sun January 22, 2017
Bill and Family,
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. With sincere sympathy ,
Tom and Delta Maupin

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