Thelma Allgor, 78Thelma Ruth Allgor, the daughter of David and Ruth Allgor, was born March 8, 1933, in Butte, Neb. She died on Feb. 18, 2012, at the age of 78.
Thelma Ruth Allgor, the daughter of David and Ruth Allgor, was born March 8, 1933, in Butte, Neb. She died on Feb. 18, 2012, at the age of 78.
Thelma came to Rosemount, Minn., with her family in 1935 and later the family moved to Hastings, Minn., where she graduated from high school in 1951. Thelma worked for the Hudson Manufacturing Company of Hastings for several years after graduation and later moved to Minneapolis where she was employed by General Mills for 15 years. This was followed by some temporary work before she began an enjoyable 11 years with the Minneapolis Community Development Agency (MCDA) where she worked in the commercial department.
Her personal faith in Christ was displayed as she became an active member of the Powderhorn Park Baptist Church where she regularly taught Sunday school and found real joy singing in the church choir. Thelma also found time to volunteer one day a week at Whittier School helping with the students.
Thelma was preceded in death by her parents, David and Ruth Allgor; one sister, Myrna Schavey Leininger.
She is survived by siblings Mary (Paul) Kramer, Lester (Helen) Allgor, and Laura (Donald) Berglund; nieces and nephews; and many close friends.
Interment Corinthian Cemetery, Farmington, Minn. Memorials preferred to Leukemia Research Foundation or donor's choice. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, with visitation 1 hour prior to service, at: www.Washburn-McReavy.com, Davies Chapel, 612-377-2203, 2301 Dupont Ave. S., Minneapolis.
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