Allen E. Berens

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Allen E. Berens
July 28, 1949 • July 19, 2016
Allen Edward Berens, 66, of Pequot Lakes, Minnesota, passed away July 19, 2016. Allen was born to Olive (Halvorson) and Roy Berens at the hospital in Starbuck, July 28, 1949.

Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Saturday, July 23 at St. Alice Catholic Church, Pequot Lakes. Visitation was one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be at St. Francis Cemetery, Benson, at a later date.

Allen was baptized and confirmed at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Benson and attended the Catholic school there and then attended Benson High School.

After high school, Allen married Patricia (Heike) Anderson and worked with his father at Berens Trucking and owned a truck repair shop. He later moved with his family to Brainerd and then Pequot Lakes while he worked at various development and sales positions. He was an avid sportsman and loved the beauty of nature.

Al is survived by his mother, Olive; wife, Debra; sons: Jhaun (Kori) and Dean (Kelly) Berens; daughters: Monique (Chad) Leifermann and Vanessa (James) Thompson; stepson: Joshua (Mallory) Bourn; his cherished grandchildren; sisters: Joan (Joe) Cronin and Patty (Mike) Ruhland; brothers: Tim and David (special friend Heather); and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father Roy and his grandparents.

He will be deeply missed.

Arrangements were with the Kline Funeral Home, Pequot Lakes.

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