PONTIAC - Alta Lorean Allison, 97, Pontiac, died at 1:35 p.m. Sunday (July 8, 2007) at Asta Care Center of Pontiac.
Her funeral will be at noon Thursday at the Martin-Burke Funeral Home in Pontiac, with the Rev. James O. Wolfe III of the First Baptist Church of Pontiac officiating. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at South Side Cemetery, Pontiac.
Alta was born March 20, 1910, in Tampico, a daughter of George and Martha Freeman Dromenberg. She married Nathan Guy Allison on June 2, 1928, at First Baptist Church in Pontiac. He preceded her in death May 3, 1983.
She is survived by two sons, Guy (Sally) Allison Jr., Pontiac, and Richard Allison, a graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University, Tampa Bay, Fla.; two granddaughters, June (Jim) Casey, Las Vegas, Nev., and Judy (Brad) Weichman, Bloomington; three great-grandsons, Austin Bradley Weichman, Kolton Robert Weichman and Brandon Guy Weichman; one sister, Martha Bernice Dromenberg, Rutland; and one nephew, John Richard Allison, Pontiac.
She was preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Robert Freeman Drowenberg; Georgia Elizabeth Drowenberg; Everett Lyle Drowenberg; and Walter Eugene Drowenberg.
A lifelong resident of Pontiac and graduate of Pontiac Township High School, Alta was employed by the Pontiac Fashion Bilt Shoe Co. for more than 30 years and then managed the Model Paris Cleaners for 10 years in Pontiac.
Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army or Asta Care Center of Pontiac.
Posted in Obituaries on Monday, July 9, 2007
United States Obituary Collection about Alta Allison
Name of Deceased: Alta Allison
Gender: F (Female)
Age at Death: 97
Death Date: 8 Jul 2007
Obituary Date: 16 Apr 2010
Newspaper Title: Pantagraph
Newspaper Location: Bloomington, IL, USA
Birth Date: 20 Mar 1910
Birth Place: Tampico
Residence (at time of death): Pontiac
Spouse's Name: Nathan Guy Allison
Parents' Names: Georgeand Martha Freeman Dromenberg
Childrens' Names: Guy (Sally) Allison, Jr, Pontiac,and Richard Allison
Siblings' Names: Martha Bernice Dromenberg, Rutland; RobertFreeman Drowenberg; Georgia Elizabeth Drowenberg; Everett LyleDrowenberg
Marriage Location: Pontiac, IL
Source Citation: Newspaper: Pantagraph; Publication Date: 16 Apr 2010; Publication Place: Bloomington , IL , USA..