Loreen Ann Chaput Allen was born November 21, 1956 in Bellingham, Washington and passed away on December 29, 2020 in Blaine, Washington at the age of 64. She was the third of six children born to Marilyn Freeman Mitchell and William (Bill) Chaput. On her Mother’s side of the family she was descended from Icelandic immigrants who settled in Washington during the early days of its statehood.
Loreen attended Blaine Schools and graduated in 1975. After Loreen graduated from high school she became a licensed cosmetologist. She was a cosmetologist for over 40 years. For the last 7 years Loreen was a dedicated caregiver for a private home in Birch Bay. Often on her days off she loved to travel to acquaintance's homes for those whose health had declined to style/cut their hair. Loreen also loved to bake, cook, get her hands dirty in the garden and loved her flowers. With all the extra baking she did, it was often taken to the residents of the home she worked in because she wanted to make sure they had home cooked meals and goodies. Loreen always shared whatever she had with whoever was in need. Loreen loved to spend time with all of her grandchildren. She also had quite the collection of lady bugs as those were her good luck charms.
Loreen is preceded in death by her dad William Chaput. She is survived by her mother, Marilyn Freeman Mitchell; partner Eric Reese; her children Christina Donaldson Beson and Lindsey Allen Vicino (Chris) of Blaine, Trevor Allen (Lizzy Riley) of Ferndale, Daniel Allen of Marysville, Melanie Allen of Florida, and Tessa Henney (Blake) of Mt. Vernon; sisters Alana Kooy of Monroe, Barb Richmond (Barry) of Blaine, Doreen Grounds (Michael) of Texas; brothers, Billy Chaput and Bobby Chaput (Kim) of Blaine; grandchildren, Tanner Beson, Ayden Castillo, Alayna Castillo, Mia Vicino, Ava Allen, Gracie Zink-Riley, Hayden Jeseritz, and Kinsley Henney; many nieces, nephews and cousins whom she loved so much!
The family wishes to thank Whatcom Hospice for their care and compassion in taking care of our mom during her final days that allowed us to keep her in her own home.
Donations may be made to Whatcom Hospice (2800 Douglas Ave. Bellingham, 98225)