Rosalyn Putnam Allred was born in Auburn, Wyoming February 21, 1937. She was the tenth of twelve children born to Euvern Frank Putnam and Ruth Alice Searight Putnam. She died peacefully in the family home in Osmond, Wyoming following a traumatic fall and head injury. She attended elementary school in the old school building in Auburn just two blocks from the Putnam family home and went on to attend the Star Valley High School in Afton, Wyoming, graduating in 1955. While in high school she met and dated her future husband, Leron H. Allred. Following high school, she moved to Logan, Utah and worked as a cashier for Bon Marche Department Store.
She was married to Leron in the Idaho Fall Temple August 17th, 1956 and moved to Laramie, Wyoming where her husband was attending the University of Wyoming. Again, she worked in the university food service and helped put her husband through college. She then moved often with her husband, as an Air Force pilot. She lived in Florida twice, Texas three times, Alaska twice, Utah twice, and Nevada once.
Four children were born to Rosalyn and Leron. Curtis Leron was born in Laramie, Wyoming. Teresa Jan was born in Big Springs, Texas. Michelle Diane (Mickie) was born in Fairbanks, Alaska. Zen Daniel was born in Wichita Falls, Texas. Rosalyn and her family moved back to her beloved Star Valley in 1979 following her husband’s 20 year Air Force career and helped on the family ranch. She and Leron then served an 18 month mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the Canada, Toronto East Mission, beginning December 1997 returning back to Star Valley in June 1999. She was musically talented, sang in choirs and served as music director many times.
She was preceded in death by her parents, granddaughter Megan Howarth, and nine brothers and sisters: Erlan, Nord, Gerald, Euvern Jr., Elaine Slater, Nora Campbell, Gloria Aullman Corsi, Joan Negus, and Corina Nelson. She is survived by her husband, sons: Curtis Leron, Zen Daniel, daughters: Teresa (Jan) Kofford, Michelle Daine (Mickie) Howarth; thirteen grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and two sisters: Ruth Swenson and Sylvia Pead.
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