OBITUARY Cora M. Allers May 14, 1916 – September 28, 2018 Cora M. Allers, 102, of Davenport, passed away Friday, September 28, 2018 at Westwing Place Nursing Home, DeWitt. Funeral services will be held at 10 AM, Friday, October 5, 2018 in the Runge Mortuary Chapel. Visitaion will be from 4-7 PM, Thursday, October 4, 2018 at the Mortuary. Memorials may be made to the family. Burial will be in the National Cemetery, Rock Island. Online tributes may be expressed at www.rungemorutary.com. Cora was born on May 14, 1916 at her grandfather’s home in Aneroid, Saskatchewan, Canada, the daughter of Edward and Selma (Rissmann) Spiess. She was united in marriage to Louis H. Allers on January 6, 1940 in Davenport. He preceded her in death in September 11, 1982. Cora received her education in a school in the country and also learned to be a seamstress. She lived thru the hard times, The Dirty 30s in Canada. She helped her father farm during the Depression. There was nothing Cora couldn’t do. She drove horses in tandem and helped with the cattle round up. She came to the United States and later met Louis. She worked at the House of Fabrics, Montgomery Ward, and Younkers. She was a member of North West Turners, Liedertafel Ladies, German American Pioneer, and Society Dance Club. In her younger years she enjoyed dancing. Cora also enjoyed playing cards, embroidery, crocheting and sewing. Her greatest joy of all was her family, especially her grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great granddaughter. Those left to honor her memory include children, Joyce (Larry) Frandsen, Edward (Marlene) Allers, Vern (Linda) Allers, and Louis D. Allers, 9 grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and one great great granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her parents, 1 brother, and 3 sisters. Send Flowers Show Your Support Share Obituary share to facebook share by email share link Receive Notifications
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Cora Allers 2018.
Death notice for the town of: davenport, state: iowa