Barbara Rae Allen-Bryant, 67, passed away peacefully at her home in Rochester surrounded by family on February 11, 2021.
Barbara was born November 17, 1953 in Rochester Minnesota to Glenn W. and Mildred C. (Rucker) Allen. She graduated from Mayo High School in 1972. Barbara lived in Minneapolis until she moved back to Rochester in 2007.
Barbara was a caregiver and did house cleaning. She was a member of St. Matthews Episcopalian Church and De Colores. She loved her family, her puppy Sammy, all people and animals. Her passions included hairdressing, adult coloring, family vacations, cooking, shopping and decorating. She loved to collect pictures of wolves, angels and owls. She had a green thumb and loved music and dancing.
Barbara is survived by her children, Dartagnon (Emily) Allen of Beloit Wisconsin and Robert Allen of Rochester Minnesota; Sisters Marjorie Brehmer of Beaverton Oregon and LaVonne “Bonnie” (Woody) Arkeketa of Austin Texas; Five Grandchildren Maxwell, Marcus, Kisha, Donovan and Isaiah; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents Glenn and Mildred Allen; a grandson Trovonta Allen; brothers Virgil W. Allen and Glenn “Gary” Allen and sister Pauline M. McFarlin.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Rochester Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements. Memories and condolences of Barb may be shared at rochestercremationservicesmn.com