Archive for Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Obituary: Dale Eugene Allen

1954 - 2007

September 26, 2007

Services for Dale Eugene Allen, 53, Osawatomie, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Eddy-Birchard Funeral Home in Osawatomie. Burial will be in Cadmus Cemetery.

Mr. Allen died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007, at his home.

He was born July 15, 1954, in Leavenworth, the son of Robert Benjamin and Emma Erhart Allen. He graduated from Tonganoxie High School in 1973.

Mr. Allen worked as a mechanic for Kansas University in Lawrence. He was a member of the Pool Players Association.

He married Arlene Snodgrass. They divorced. He married Karlene Roberts. They divorced. He married Claudia Smiley on Dec. 17, 1993. She survives, of the home.

Other survivors include four daughters, Rebecca Allen, Sabeka, Minn., Kelly O'Brien, Lawrence, Heather Allen, Baldwin City, and Melissa Carter, Fort Scott; a stepson, Jesse Morgan, Concordia; a stepdaughter, Cory Stepanski, Dallas; a brother, Frank, Winchester; four sisters, Ruby O'Grady, Williston, Fla., Carrie Perkins, Winchester, Maxine Perkins, Winchester, and Betty Lee, Atchison; and 10 grandchildren.

Friends may call after 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday.

The family suggests memorials to Bikers for Babies, sent in care of the funeral home, 203 Maine St., Osawatomie 66064.

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