|Birth: ||Oct. 15, 1928|
|Death: ||Nov. 8, 2008|
Son of Edward C. & Violet Worstal Allen
Veteran of Korean War
Edward V. "E.V." Allen, 80, of Marion, Iowa and formerly of Quasqueton, died Saturday afternoon, November 8, 2008 at his home in Marion following a short illness.
E.V. was born October 15, 1928 near Quasqueton, the son of Edward C. and Violet (Worstal) Allen. He graduated from the Quasqueton High School and served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Following his discharge, he returned to the Quasqueton area where he was united in marriage to Araietta Mae Sauer on November 23, 1952. The couple farmed in the Quasqueton area prior to moving to Marion in 2004. He was a member of the Union Church, the Cedar Rock American Legion Post, and was an avid basketball fan.
E.V. is survived by his two sons, Edward V. (Cheryl) Allen Jr. of Fairfax, and Nick (Deb) Allen of Marion; four grandchildren, Nathan Allen, Tiphanie McCue, Carie Allen, Edward S. Allen; and five great grandchildren, Ashely Allen, Jorja Allen, Nolan McCue, Jack McCue, and Edward.
He was preceeded in death by his parents; his wife Araietta in 2006; one son, Allen; two brothers, George and Dale Buck; and one sister, Edna Trammel.
Funeral services 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 12 in the Union Church in Quasqueton with Reverand Kevin Jennings officiating. Burial in the Quasqueton Cemetery with full military honors. Visitation from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Reiff Funeral Home in Quasqueton.
Violet Rebecca Worstall Allen (1900 - 1963)
Araietta Mae Sauer Allen (1932 - 2006)*
Dale Floyd Buck (1919 - 2000)*
Edward V. Allen (1928 - 2008)
Edna Violet Allen Tramel (1930 - 1994)*
Created by: Lynn Schneider
Record added: Feb 24, 2009
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