Julie Allis


Julie Ann Allis, age 79, of LeSueur, MN, died Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at Comfort Residence in LeSueur, MN. A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 22, 2022 at 11:00 AM at St. Casimir Catholic Church in Wells, MN with Farther Greg Havel officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service in church. The family requests a mask be worn to the service due to the upswing of Covid cases. Interment will be at St. Casimir Catholic Cemetery in Wells, MN. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home is entrusted with services. Online condolences can be left at

Julie Ann was born July 22, 1942 in Mankato, MN, the daughter of Henry and Delia (Scheide) Schuster. She graduated from Minnesota Lake High School and received her RN Degree from St. Mary’s School of Nursing in Minneapolis. On July 11, 1964 she married Richard Allis at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Minnesota Lake, MN. The couple lived and raised their family in Worthington, MN, where Julie worked as a Labor and Delivery Nurse and taught prenatal classes. In 2011 Julie married Don Hernke, together they made their home in Cannon Falls, MN. Family was everything to Julie. She loved spending time with her children and especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband: Don Hernke of Cannon Falls, MN; children: Kurt Allis (Marlaine Cox) of Mpls., MN, Anne (Shah) Hilali of Edina, MN; grandchildren: Sophia, Mia and Ava Hilali and Henry and Joe Allis; Siblings: Mary Ann O’Rourke of LeSueur, MN and Paul (Karen) Schuster of Minnesota Lake, MN; in-laws: Joan (John) O’Halloran of LaGrange, IL, Mary (Mark) Brummer of Alden, MN, Nancy (Dan) Wagner of Stillwater, MN, Art (Nancy) Allis, Pat (Deb) Allis, and Bill (Connie) Allis, all of Wells, MN; many nieces, nephews, cousins and their families.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Richard; son Paul; sister Suzanne (Aaron) Cansler; brothers-in-law Robert Allis and Patrick O’Rourke.

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