Ralph A. Allenson, 73, of Palm Rd., RD 2, Jamestown, NY, died at 3:05 AM today (July 31, 1987) in WCA Hospital.
A life long area resident, he was born Jan 21, 1914, in Jamestown, a son of Ben & Elsa Gustafson Allenson.
Prior to his retirement in 1978, Allenson had been superintedent at Jamestown Metal Maufacturing & had earlier been works manager at Excel Meta Manufacturing for many years. He was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church & Ingjald Lodge, IOV.
Surviving are his wife the former Doris Butts, whom he married June 29, 1939; a daughter, Susan C. Carlson of Jamestown; 2 sons: David R, Allenson of Jamestown & Stephen P. Allenson of Santa Maria, CA; & 7 grandchildren: Michael Allenson, Cynthia & Lisa Carlson, all of Jamestown, Todd Allenson of Bemus Point, Mathew Allenson, Mark & Michael Loso, all Santa Maria.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Jerome Allenson.
The funeral will be at 1PM Monday in Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Calvin Steck, minister of Westminster Presbyterian Church , will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery.