Ina Leona Higgason
|Death:||Died in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA|
|Place of Burial:||Zearing, Story County, Iowa, USA|
|Managed by:||Robert Fahey|
About Ina Leona Higgason
INA LEONA HIGGASON was born July 20, 1882 in Cedar, Mahaska Co., Iowa, and died Aug. 29, 1960 at the Shane Nursing Home in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Burial was in Zearing Cemetery, Zearing, Iowa. She married LOAMI CRESSIE ALLEN, son of Esau Anderson Allen and Desty Elzira McDowell. He was born Jan. 20, 1879 in Wapello Co., Ia. and died Nov. 14, 1938 in Zearing, Ia. The 1940 census shows the recently widowed Ina, 57, and son Dale, 28, as Franklin County, Iowa residents but visiting her sister Hazel in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
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Ames Daily Tribune from Ames, Iowa · Page 2, Monday, August 29, 1960:
Former Zearing Resident Died
Mrs. Ina Allen, 78, former Zearing resident, died today at the Shane Nursing Home in Cedar Rapids. Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. from the Christian Church at Zearing, with the Rev. Dean Wolfe officiating. Burial will be in Zearing Cemetery. The body will lie in state until time for services at the Brouhard Funeral Home in Zearing. Survivors include three sons, Milo and Lyle of Marion and Dale of Denver, Colo, grandchildren, one great-grandchild; two sisters, Mrs. Hazel Seubert of Sioux Falls, S.D. and Mrs. Orpha Ruxton of Zearing; and one brother, Walter Higgason of Iowa Falls. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cressie, and two sons, Winburn and Arlo.
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More About LOAMI CRESSIE ALLEN: Went by his middle name
Children of INA HIGGASON and CRESSIE ALLEN are:
i. WYNBURN BRUCE ALLEN, b. April 27, 1905, Zearing, Ia., d. March 10, 1949, Zearing, m. Blanch Falen, Served in military 1927-30. Child: Donna Mae Allen.
ii. ARLO ESAU ALLEN, b. April 29, 1907, Zearing, d. Feb. 4, 1952 Hampton, Ia., m. Helen Corning, had three children.
iii. MILO REX ALLEN, b. Aug. 8, 1909, Zearing, d. aft 1960, m. Alice Neva Stockdale, had three children.
iv. DALE CHESTER ALLEN, Denver, Co., b. abt 1912 in Minnesota, d. aft 1960, m. Loretta Rachel Leonard, had three children.
v. LYLE CRESSIE ALLEN, b. Feb. 16, 1914 at Marietta, Minn., d. March 1970 at Marion, Linn Co., Iowa. M.Loretta Lavonne Vincent, had two children.