Dolores LoVenne Allen-Bartley

Dolores LoVenne Allen-Bartley , age 79, of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin died Saturday, November 18, 2012 at the Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

Memorial services will be 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 24, 2012 at the Roseberry’s Funeral Home in Friendship, Wisconsin.   Friends may call at Roseberry’s on Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service.

Interment will be at the South Burr Oak Cemetery, Coloma, Wisconsin at a later date.

Dolores was born July 13, 1933 in Pinewood, Minnesota to Dewey and Leah (Johnson) Annonson.   She graduated from Bemidji High School in 1951.  Dolores met and later married Lyle M. Allen (son of Mark “Coon” and Myrtle Allen) on June 28, 1953 in Pinewood, Minnesota. Together they had two children, Debra and Lee. They made their home in Adams, Wisconsin except for a brief move to Whitefish, MT in 1960.  After returning in 1961, Dolores worked for the Adams-Friendship School District as head cook for Adams Grade School.  She later and her husband owned and operated a turkey ranch until the time of Lyle’s passing on November 23, 1981.

She married Ronald D. Bartley Sr. (son of “Brownie” and “Minnie” Bartley) on May 10, 1985 in Mitchell, South Dakota.  They lived in Cottonville before moving to Wisconsin Rapids.

Dolores enjoyed sewing, cross country skiing, and gardening.

Dolores, in her earlier years, was a member of the homemakers and the Eastern Star.

Dolores was preceded in death by her parents, Dewey and Leah Annonson; husband, Lyle M. Allen;   son, Lee Mark Allen; brother, William Annonson; and sisters: Carol Nord and Margaret Streiber; Father & Mother in law, Mark “Coon” and Myrtle Allen; brothers in law, David Allen, James Oxton, Edward Mittin, & Bill Bartley; sisters in law, Esther Allen, Dorothy Sindelar, Thelma Mittin, & Clara Bartley.


Husband:  Ronald D. Bartley Sr. of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

Daughter:  Debra (Tim) Eylander of Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Grandchild:  Jacob (April) Dittburner of Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Grandchild:  Jordan (Aaron) Forgues of Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Grandchild:  Jared Pollock of Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Grandchild:  Jade Pollock of Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Step-child:  Sharon (Robert) Webber of Oak Creek, Wisconsin

Step-child:  Dianna (Mark) Forry of Alliance, Nebraska

Step-child:  Ronald Dennis Bartley Jr. of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

Step-child:  Carol Jean (Kerry) Kilgren of Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Step-child:  Karen (Randy) Roeckl of Dale, Wisconsin

Step-child:  Edith Tomzak of Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Step-child:  Robert (Kathy) Vigil of Las Vegas, Nevada

Step-Grandchildren:  Gary, Trina, Kortney, Kimberly, Kolet, Adina, Denise, Dean, Jeffrey, Frankie, Johnny,  Jessica, Lisa Marie, Lydia, Morgan

Sister:  Vivian Oxton of Moorehead, Minnesota

Brother in law: Norman Allen of Adams, Wisconsin

Brother in law: James (Phyllis) Allen of Nekoosa, Wisconsin

Brother in law: Robert Sindelar of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Brother in law & Sister in law: Thelma & Edward Mitten

Brother in law & Sister in Law: Bill & Clara Bartley

Further survived by Great-Grandchildren, Step-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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  1. Barbara Walsh says:


    I just read of your Mom’s passing. I am so sorry for your loss. Remembering her brings a smile to my face. The impression she made on me as your childhood /adolescent friend is filled with fond memories.

  2. Debra Lawsing (Kosobud) says:

    Deb, so sorry to hear about your mom. I always appreciated her kindness and humor. You and your family are in my thoughts. Hang in there.

  3. Peg (Pedersen) Johnston says:

    Keep the good memories in the front your mind – I know that is hard to grasp at this time, but believe me time will help you heal.
    Jerry and I want you to know if you need anything at all, please let us know. Thinking of your entire family
    Jerry and Peg

  4. Steve & Diane Hamilton says:

    So sorry to hear about your mom, Deb. Have been thinking about you and praying for you and your family. I will contact you when I get home. Love you, Diane

  5. Judy Allen says:

    Debbie and family, Just wanted to tell you, that my thoughts are with you. I hope you find comfort in memories, time helps the hurt. Gods blessings to you all.

  6. Mike Scott says:

    Deb, so saddened to hear of the loss of your mother. My sincerest condolences to you and your family.

  7. Nancy (Lobenstein) Pedersen says:

    Debbie sending you my sincere condolences in the loss of your mom. I have fond memories growing up and playing at your house and then of course there were those turkeys we had in common! Your mom was always such a sweet lady. I will keep you and your mom’s families in my thoughts and prayers as you go through this dificult time in your life.

  8. Nancy (Lobenstein) Pedersen says:

    Deb so many fond memories growing up and playing together. Your mom was always so nice to us kids. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless you and your family at this time in your life.

  9. Irene Rathermel says:

    My sincere sympathy to you, Debbie and all of the family..
    So many fond memories of the entire family..Irene

  10. Keith & Beverly Luebke says:

    My sincere condolences on Delores passing, blessings to all of your family.

  11. Jerry and Cindy Murphy says:

    Deb and Tim Sorry for your loss. Remember the good times. I remember her working at the dairy bar, good times

  12. Lisa Bowser says:

    Deb, Tim and Family I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers.

  13. Jean Olson Doutt says:

    Deb & Family, I am sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Know that you are in our thoughts & prayers..