Date Posted: 2010-01-29
Maiden Name: Kreft

Dana Diane (Kreft) Dallen, 43, died January 29, 2010 at Aberdeen, Maryland. She was born December 1, 1966 at Port Hueneme, California, the daughter of Leonard and Diane (Abbott) Kreft. She married Richard Dallen November 12, 1993 at Aurora, Colorado. She was secretary in the medical field for many years, and later was a government services employee as a budget analyst for the Department of Defense.
Mrs. Dallen was of the Lutheran faith. She was very active with children's activities and her children were the love of her life. She also loved to travel, having traveled most of the European continent.
Survivors include her husband, Richard Dallen, APG, Maryland; one son, Taylor Dallen, Blairsville, Pennsylvania; two daughters: Krista Dallen, APG, Maryland and Brittny Dallen, San Antonio, Texas; two step-sons, Justin Dallen and Austin Dallen; parents, Leonard and Diane Kreft, Great Bend, Kansas; one brother, Terry Kreft and wife Amy, Claflin, Kansas; father and mother-in-law, Jim and Marsha Dallen, Great Bend; sister-in-law, Jennifer Wilson and family, Chanute, Kansas; and niece and nephew: Alyssa and Trustin Kreft, Claflin. She was preceded in death by her grandparents.
Memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 8, 2010 at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home. The Reverend Gary Dassow will officiate. There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place. Memorials are requested to the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Cancer Institute at Franklin Square, in care of the funeral home.