Lennice Allen was born Sept. 24, 1924, in Le Mars, the daughter of Emil and Hannah (Ommen ) Neisius. She attended school in Le Mars. Lennice moved to California in the 1940s. She worked at Shell Oil and later was employed with the Fresno Unified School District.
She is lovingly remembered by her son, Mark Allen, of Fresno, Calif.; granddaughter, KelliAnn, of Salt Lake City, Utah; nieces Linda Niehus and her husband, Randy, of Le Mars, and Betty Neisius, of Marcus; and other great-nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 56 years, Douglas, who died Aug. 14, 2012; and a brother and his wife, Merle and Viola Neisius.
A Memorial Service will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at the Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. The Rev. Greg Gabriel of St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com.