Roger Allison Birthday


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Posted Online: Nov. 29, 2012, 1:30 pm
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Roger Leland Allison, 26216 108th Ave. N., Port Byron, will celebrate his 80th birthday with a private family dinner at 1 p.m. Dec. 9, 2012, at Bethel Baptist Church, Port Byron.
Roger was born Dec. 9, 1932. He married Shirley Anne Thompson, Port Byron, on Oct. 3, 1953, at Fairfield Methodist Church, Port Byron.
His children and their spouses are Brad and Laurie Allison, Port Byron; Beth and Steve Stratton, West Des Moines, Iowa; and Brian and Katie Allison, Ridott, Ill. He has seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He farmed and delivered fuel to area farms until retirement in 1983. He is a member of Bethel Baptist Church, Port Byron.
Please take a moment to send a card for Roger to enjoy.












 



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