|Birth: ||Jan. 3, 1926|
|Death: ||May 23, 2004|
4th (a twin) of 5 children of GEORGE KEMPHER ALLEN & MARGARET ELIZABETH HOEFT
Military: WWII, U.S. Army, Tec 5
Married: Feb 20, 1954, private, DeKalb, DeKalb Co., Illinois
May 27, 2004, The Daily Chronicle, DeKalb Co., Illinois:
GEORGE H. ALLEN
George Howard Allen, 78, of DeKalb, Ill., died Sunday, May 23, 2004, at Provena Mercy Center in Aurora.
Born Jan. 3, 1926, in Bushnell, he was the son of George Kempher Allen and Margaret E. (Hoeft) Allen. He married Nancy J. Harris on Feb. 20, 1954, at First Congregational Church in DeKalb.
He worked for Knodle's in Sycamore for many years as a TV and electronics repairman and later owned his own repair service business. George was a member of the United Church of Christ in DeKalb. He served in the Army during World War II and was a member of the Sycamore VFW. George was an amateur radio operator licensed under the station call of KB9AGV. He was a longtime member of the DeKalb County Amateur Radio Club and was awarded a lifetime membership in the club in April 2003. He was a former Boy Scout leader of Troop 32 in DeKalb and was the recipient of the Burton Statuette and the Silver Beaver Award.
He is survived by his wife, ...; a son, ... of DeKalb; a daughter, ... of Sycamore; two grandsons, ... of Sycamore; three sisters, Verba Ester, Doris Kendall and Donna (Ray) Riippi, all of DeKalb; his mother-in-law, ... of Sycamore; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Gale Allen; ....
Visitation and a remembrance gathering will be from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. A private interment will be at Malta Cemetery.
George Kempher Allen (1892 - 1960)
Margaret Elizabeth Hoeft Allen (1893 - 1981)
Verba Lorraine Allen Ester (1923 - 2011)*
Doris Kathleen Allen Kendall (1924 - 2009)*
Donna Mae Allen Riippi (1926 - 2011)*
George Howard Allen (1926 - 2004)
Gale Marvin Allen (1928 - 1995)*
Created by: Catherine Clemens...
Record added: Jan 17, 2013
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