Brunell M. Allerson, 75


San Diego, CA and Thief River Falls – Brunell Allerson passed away on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at the age of 75. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 25 at Zion Lutheran Church, 1601 S 4th Ave, Anoka. Interment will be held at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Rather than flowers, the family prefer memorials to American Red Cross.
    Brunell was born on August 3, 1941 in Thief River Falls, the daughter of Charles and Evelyn (Saugen) Sorenson. She attended Lincoln High School and graduated with the class of 1959. She lived in Brainerd for a couple years then moved to Minneapolis, working for an insurance company.  
    Brunell met her future husband at the Marigold Ballroom where they enjoyed dancing to old time music. She married Robert Allerson of Gibbon on September 4, 1965. They had two children, Lori and Charles (Chuck). They made their home in Ramsey.
    Brunell is survived by her daughter, Lori, son, Charles (Chuck), daughter-in-law, Catherine, grandson, Christopher, and sister and brother-in-law, Elaine and Luke Maidment.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Evelyn Sorenson, brother Wendell, and husband Robert.