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Keith Harold Allen
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Birth: May 26, 1912
Lucas County
Iowa, USA
Death: Sep. 27, 1975
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA

Husband of Dorothy A. Halls. Son of Walker Winfield Allen and Carrie Ellen Stearns


Chariton, Iowa
Thursday, October 16, 1975


Keith H. Allen, son of W. W. and Carrie Allen, was born May 26, 1912, on the family farm near Lucas, and departed this life on Sept. 27, 1975 at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, at the age of 63 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Lois and Edna and his brother, Claude.

While still a youth he joined the Presbyterian Church of Lucas.

On June 12, 1938, he was united in marriage to Dorothy Halls, also of Lucas.

He leaves to mourn his loss his loving wife, Dorothy and two sons, Thomas J. of Baton Rouge, La. and Larry Dean of Canon City, Colo.; one grandson, Charles Thomas, and two granddaughters, Melinda and Candie Sue; also two daughters-in-law, Miki and Paula; two brothers, Glenn of Colorado Springs, Colo. and Roy J. of Lucas, and many nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

For years he has been traveling selling tire equipment and tire supplies over the state of Iowa, except for a period in which he was District Manager for O.K. Rubber Welders, Denver, Colorado.

He was a member of Paul Revere Lodge A.F. & A. M. Lodge No. 638, in Lucas.

He was a kind and loving husband, father and grandfather. He will be greatly missed by his family and all who knew and loved him.

Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Robert W. Rae of Des Moines at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 30, at the Fielding Funeral Home. Interment was in the Chariton Cemetery.

Obituary courtesy of Darlene Arnold, Lucas County Genealogical Society
Family links: 
  Walker Winfield Allen (1869 - 1959)
  Carrie Ellen Stearns Allen (1872 - 1957)
  Dorothy A. Halls Allen (1912 - 2004)
  Roy J. Allen (1900 - 1982)*
  Glenn Walker Allen (1906 - 2000)*
  Lois Martha Allen (1910 - 1922)*
  Keith Harold Allen (1912 - 1975)
*Calculated relationship
Chariton Cemetery
Lucas County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Section F Row 14 S-N Grave 24
Created by: Skip
Record added: Sep 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58772199
Keith Harold Allen
Added by: Doris Christensen
Keith Harold Allen
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- Skip
 Added: Sep. 26, 2014

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