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Sharon K. Allison dies at 71

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Sharon K. Allison age 71 of Ionia, went to be with her Lord Friday, July 1, 2016, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minn.Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, 2016, at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Ionia with Rev. Paul Pickar presiding. Jerry Bailey will be the organist accompanying the congregational hymns, "In The Garden" and "Amazing Grace".Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Nashua, with Larry Wedeking, Mark Wedeking, Justin Haubrich, Dale Krumrey, Jim Flick and Chad Flick serving as pallbearers.Friends may greet the family 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, at the Hugeback-Johnson Funeral Home - Olson Chapel in Nashua. Visitation continues an hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday.  Online condolences for Sharon’s family may be left at hugebackfuneralhome.comSharon Kay Allison was born October 15, 1944 in Charles City, the daughter of Wilbur and Ida Marie (Love) Kollmann. She received her education in Nashua, graduating from the Nashua High School in 1963. On June 15, 1963 she was joined in marriage with Melvin Allison. To this union five children were born.Sharon lived every day of her life for her family. She was happiest when she could spend time with them. When she wasn't busy reading, embroidering or cooking, you would find her outside helping with the animals and farmwork. She took great delight when there were new baby calves to care for in the Spring.Survivors include her husband, Melvin; one son, Jim (Gail) Allison of New Hampton; three daughters, Sandy (Al) Haubrich, Amy Allison and Jennifer (Jason) Grisim all of Mason City; five grandchildren, Justin Haubrich, Kira Schwickerath, Marissa Schwickerath, Cassidy Allison and Valerie Allison; one brother, Wilbur (Terry) Kollmann of Harpers Ferry.She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter and son-in-law, Cyndy and Joe Perkins; one brother, Wendell Kollmann; and one sister, Charlotte Krumrey.

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