|Birth: ||Jul. 7, 1907|
|Death: ||Aug. 14, 1989|
Lloyd, a native of Jackson County, Iowa; passed away from cancer at the Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames. He was predeceased by his parents Luther and Olive Allen; and four brothers.
Lloyd was survived by his wife Lina; and brother Rev. Raymond Allen of Grant's Pass, Oregon.
Lloyd graduated from Spirit Lake High School and received a bachelor's degree from Iowa State University in 1931. He serving in the US Army in 1941. He was stationed in the Philippines when Imperial Japanese invaded. On 7 May 1942, Captain Lloyd C. Allen of the Field Artillery was reported as a Prisoner of War in the Philippines. He endured 3-1/2 years as a POW. In 1945, he was liberated from Fukuoka POW Camp #1, Kashii (Pine Tree Camp), Kyushu Island, Japan where he was used as slave labor. He was also stationed with American forces in Austria. He retired in 1953 as a Lieutenant Colonel.
On 6 May 1934, Lloyd married Lina E. Michaels in Ames. From 1954 to 1956, Lloyd was employed with Skarshaug Laboratories. He held memberships with Arcadia Lodge #249, AF and AM Laura Chapter #115, Order of the Eastern Star, Judea Chapter #16, White Shrine, Friendship Court #6, Order of the Amaranth, Grand Court of Iowa, Order of the Knoll, and the Iowa State University Alumni Association.
Funeral services were at Adams Funeral Home. Burial was in Ames Municipal Cemetery.
(The Quan, Sep 1990, Volume 44, #4; WWII POW Rolls)
Lina E Michaels Allen (1906 - 1994)
Ames Municipal Cemetery
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