PINE RIVER -- Gladys Delores McAllister, 96, Pine River, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2001, at Whispering Pines Good Samaritan Center in Pine River.
She was born Aug. 26, 1905, in Albion, Iowa, to Frank and Ada Avery. She grew up in Backus. She married Harold "Ole" McAllister on Sept. 4, 1929. They lived and worked in St. Paul for many years and returned to the Pine River area after retirement.
Survivors include her adopted family, David and Trissie Simmons, Brainerd; and a sister, Candace Fox, Pine River.
Her husband; three sisters, Leora Redout, Loretta Spurlin and Beulah Glasner; and one brother, Bernal Avery, died earlier.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Baxter with Pastor David Grotzke officiating. Burial will be in Pine Ridge Cemetery in Pine River.
Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Friday at Kline Funeral Home in Pine River and one hour before services Saturday at the church.
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