Marla Allen Obituary

Marla Ann (Jensen) Allen
Marla Ann (Jensen) Allen

April 22, 1964 - August 9, 2019
Born in Onawa, Iowa
Resided in Waukee, Iowa
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Marla Ann (Jensen) Allen, age 55, passed away August 9, 2019 in Des Moines, IA. Visitation will be from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 13 at Iles Westover Chapel concluding with a 7:30 p.m. Prayer Service. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 14 at Plymouth Congregational Church. Burial will be at the Waukee Cemetery.

Marla was born April 22, 1964 in Onawa, IA. She worked as a dental assistant at Norwalk Family Dentistry for over 30 years.

Marla is survived by her husband, Mike; daughters, Nicole of Kansas City, MO and Lauren of Waukee, mother, Maxine Nutt Jensen (Gary) Thies of Mapleton, IA; sister, Melissa (Dean) Satre of West Des Moines, nephew, Griffin Satre of West Des Moines; as well as many friends and loved ones.

Marla was preceded in death by her father, Maurice “Sonny” Jensen; grandparents, Ernest and Ethel Nutt, Maurice and Charlotte Jensen and Rudy and Hazel Thies.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to AHeinz 57 Pet Rescue, where she volunteered.






Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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Plymouth Congregational Church
4126 Ingersoll Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
10:30 AM
Waukee Cemetery
6th St., South of Triangle 1 Mile
Waukee, IA US 50263
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
12:30 PM


AHeinz 57 Pet Rescue and Transport
P.O. Box 188
De Soto, IA USA P.O.50069-
We are committed to saving homeless companion animals, assisting other shelters/rescues through rescue transports, offering in-home training to keep dogs in their current homes, and educating the public on the issues of pet over-population, responsible pet ownership and puppy mills.