Archive for Wednesday, March 7, 2007

Obituary: Winifred M. “Bus” Allen

March 7, 2007

Services for Winifred M. "Bus" Allen Jr., 89, Kansas City, Kan., were Tuesday, March 6, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs. Burial was in Stony Point Cemetery.

Mr. Allen died Saturday, March 3, 2007, at Providence Medical Center.

He was born Aug. 13, 1917, and lived his entire life in Wyandotte County, close to the family farm where he was born. He worked many jobs in construction. He was a member of Carpenter's Union Local No. 61 and retired as a superintendent after many years for Midwest Conveyor in Kansas City, Kan.

His wife of 53 years, Geraldine M. (Oliver) Allen, died in 1989. A daughter, Carol Bierman, died in 2006. Three grandchildren also died earlier.

Survivors include his daughters, Linda Carey, Tonganoxie, and Diana Denton, Kansas City, Kan.; 14 grandchildren; and 29 great grandchildren.

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