Allen D. Prouty
Allen D. Prouty, age 67 of Tracy went home to be with the Lord, in the presence of his loving wife and children on Tuesday, December 22, 2009 at the Prairie Home Hospice House in Marshall.
Funeral services POSTPONED until 2:00 p.m. Monday, December 28, at the Victory Christian Church in Balaton.
Visitation POSTPONED to 12:00 p.m. at the church on Monday and continue until the time of services. Interment will be in the Tracy City Cemetery. The Tracy Area Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Allen D. Prouty was born October 12, 1942 in Tracy, Minnesota to John Louis and Ruth Lorraine (Johnson) Prouty. He was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Tracy. Allen grew up on the family farm 4 ½ miles North of Tracy. He attended school at District 36 country school, and Tracy High School. Allen was united in marriage to Sandra Phipps, and to this union 3 children were born: Michelle, Sue, and Shawn. Allen worked for AAA as a salesman, and worked various sales jobs around the area. Later in his life, Allen attended Rhema Bible College in Tulsa, OK. On May 31, 2003, Allen was united in marriage to Tamara Henderson. Allen was a faithful member of Victory Christian Church in Balaton. He was a prolific journal writer, and was very artistic; making many works of art out of various mediums. Allen enjoyed nature and the outdoors, and the beauty of God’s creation. He loved and enjoyed his family and grandchildren. Allen loved the Lord and was a man of great faith.
Allen is survived by his wife Tammy Henderson-Prouty of Tracy; daughters: Michelle Prouty of Marshall and Susette (Mark) Swedberg of Mankato; 3 stepchildren: Tonya (Charles) Keith, Joe Tomaszewski, and Stacy (Cory) St. Pierre; 5 grandchildren: Nichole, Alisha, Kelli Jo, Lyndsey, and Taylor; 10 stepgrandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren: Hailey, McKenzie, Cooper, Ethan Allen, Leigha, Khole, and Kaden. He is also survived by his siblings: Joanne (Wayne) Carter of Currie, twin brother Arthur Prouty of Apple Valley, sister Lezlee Prouty of Sioux Falls, SD; sister-in-law Kay Prouty of Redwood Falls; brother-in-law Charles Peltola of Currie; and many nieces; nephews; other relatives; and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; son Shawn; grandson Jeremiah Trei; brother James Prouty; sister Patricia Peltola; and son-in-law Jon Trei.