Dauna Mae Allen
January 30,1934-November 17, 2018
Dauna Mae Allen left her Earthly body on November 17, 2018 to join her husband and the love of her life; Paul Dean Allen.
Dauna was born to Edith Marie and C. Arnold Nelson in Glendale CA. on January 30,1934. As a young girl, the family moved to Kingsburg Ca. The Nelson family were long time residents of Kingsburg. Dauna was extremely proud of her Swedish heritage and was very involved as a community member of Kingsburg. She served as PTA president for the elementary school and President of the Junior Women's club and remained a member and supporter of the Tuesday club until her death.
She married Paul D. Allen in 1951 and became the beloved mother to Larry and Linda. She was the medical receptionist for Dr. Larson and Doctor Stuckey in Kingsburg for many years. Dauna was a talented piano player and often entertained family and friends with her love for music. She was a supportive wife and partner and very involved in Paul's love for racing and the championship boat “ Liberty”. Paul left this earth 3 years previously and was profoundly missed by Dauna and family.
Dauna is loved, missed and survived by her two sisters Wanda Nelson Parker and Carla Nelson Kamphausen, Cousin Gary Nelson, her son, Larry Allen, daughter Linda and son-in-law Warren Riemath, granddaughter Noelle, and three great grandchildren, Madison, Micahla, and Kannon. She is and will continue to be missed by family and many dear friends.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, January 13 at the Creighton Memorial Chapel in Kingsburg at 12:00 noon, A CELEBRATION OF LIFE AND LOVE will be held in true ALLEN tradition at PARDINIS on Shaw Ave in Fresno at 2:00p.m.
In lieu of flowers, Dauna had requested that donations be made to
Valley Childrens Hospital 9300 Valley Childrens Place Madera Ca 93636 or
Kingsburg Cancer Volunteers P.O. Box 26 Kingsburg Ca 93631