Mrs. Addie Claire Callen


Mrs. Addie Claire Callen, spouse of Rev. Donald O. Callen, passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2012.


Memorial Service will be held Thursday, January 19 at 10 a.m. at Christ United Methodist Church, 400 5th Ave SW, Rochester, MN; with Rev. Charles Luers officiating.


Reverend Callen served the churches of St. Ansgar-Little Cedar; Keota-Bethel; Eagle Grove; Storm Lake; and Ottumwa, Willard Street. He also served as District Superintendent for the Sioux City District. He retired in 1998.


Memorial donations may be made to Parkinson’s research or to the P.E.O. Foundation.


Survivors include Rev. Don Callen of Rochester, MN; three children Don (Joan) Callen of Waukesha, WI, Charlene (Jim) Gager of Smithville, MO, and Cathy (David) Krieger of Decorah, nine grandchildren and one great-grandson.


Bishop Trimble and the Cabinet – January 17, 2012