Dorothy Anna Allen, 89, of Barron, Wis., died on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, at Woodstone Memory Care in Rice Lake, Wis.
She was born Feb. 4, 1930, to Henry and Viola (Hoscheit) Tireman in the town of Maple Grove, Wis. She was raised in the Hillsdale area until they moved to Ridgeland, Wis., in 1940. Dorothy attended Fourtown, Dority Creek, Diamond Ridge and Ridgeland schools. In 1948, she married Milo Flug at Barron. They lived and farmed in the Wheeler and Ridgeland area until 1971 when they divorced. In May of 1972, she married Roy Allen and lived at Wheeler, Wis., until his death in 1991. Dorothy then moved to the Dallas area and later to Barron in 1998.
She worked at various jobs. She was a charter member of the VFW Auxiliary #10424 in Wheeler. In March of 1995, she transferred to the Barron Auxiliary #8338, where she became a life member. On March 6, 1993, she joined the Chetek Lutheran Church and was baptized and confirmed there. In February 2006, she transferred her membership to the Hay River Lutheran Church in Wheeler. In 1997, Dorothy went to work at the Chetek Senior Center as a Green Thumb worker. She also worked for Barron County Housing Authority and Barron Riverview Middle School. Dorothy enjoyed working, which she did all of her life, and spending time with her children.
Dorothy is survived by six sons, Rodney Flug, of Chetek, Ronald (Lorilyn), of North Prairie, Wis., Michael (special friend Lawrence) Flug, of Chetek, Timothy (Missy) Flug, of Wheeler, Steven (Kristi) Flug, of Turtle Lake, Wis., and Colin (Jenny) Allen, of Chino Valley, Ariz.; four daughters, Katherine (Darrel) Werner, of Durand, Wis., Vickie (Marvin) Meyer, of Dallas, Wis., Dawn (Stede George) McCuen, of Colgate, Wis., and Linda Loback, of Prairie Farm, Wis.; 41 grandchildren; 63 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Richard (Carolyn) Tireman, of Boyceville, Wis., and Dennis (LeAnn) Tireman, of Centerville, Utah; two sisters, Iva Vandenberg, of Superior, Wis., and Rachel Fish, of Apple Valley, Minn.; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, Donald; one daughter, Becky; twin grandsons of Ronald, Jamie R. and Joshua R. Flug; two daughters-in-law, Myra Flug and Becky Flug; one son-in-law, Donald Loback; one brother, Henry Tireman; one sister-in-law, Ruby Tireman; and two brothers-in-law, George Fish and Lloyd Vandenberg.
Funeral services will be held at noon on Saturday, Feb. 16, at Hay River Lutheran Church, Hwy. 25, Wheeler, with Rev. David Natzke officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. up until the service at the church. Interment will take place at a later date at Hay River Lutheran Church Cemetery, township of Hay River.
Arrangements are with Rausch-Lundeen Funeral Homes, of Cameron and Dallas.