Neal Stanley Alles

December 4, 1932 - June 2, 2011

Neal Stanley Alles, age 78, of McKinney , Texas , passed away June 2, 2011 in McKinney . He was born on December 4, 1932, in Orleans , Nebraska , to John Keith and Maude ( Davenport ) Alles. On January 30, 1981, Neal married his wife Diane Attard, in Des Moines , Iowa . He grew up in Nebraska . Neal worked as Vice President of sales and marketing and was part owner of the Ken Bratney Company. He retired in 1989. He was an avid golfer, coin collector, world traveler, and liked to play the stock market. He is survived by his wife, Diane Alles of McKinney, Texas; children, Beverly Rivers and husband David of McKinney, Texas, Greg Alles and wife Julie of Taylorsville, Kentucky, Marlese Rodriguez of Round Rock, Texas, and Ericka Landon and husband Terry of Fort Worth, Texas; grandchildren, Rodney Alles, Jennifer Alles Baisden, Victoria Alles, Zoe Rodriguez, Tyler Landon, and Carter Landon; great-grandchildren, Preston Alles, Parker Alles, and Brookelyn Baisden; brother, John Alles and wife Jean of Winterset, Iowa; and a host of other family and friends. Neal was preceded in death by his parents and son, Rodney Alles. A remembrance gathering will be held on Thursday, June 9th, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, Allen , Texas . In lieu of flowers the family requests that you send donations to The Ronald McDonald House at www.rmhdallas.org.

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We aleays enjoyed Neal's hamburgers and steaks along with his friendly spirit. Alas, I could never beat him at golf. We will miss him Steve & Annamaria Douthit, June 8, 2011 Our thoughts and prayers are with the Alles family. My father, Donald H. Lemmon was a cousin to Evelyn Zelske. We lost him in a similiar fashion and know how hard a sudden loss can be. We just got the news out here in Oregon. Donna K. Hunter, June 7, 2011 Dear Diane, Beverly & David, This handsome picture of Neal is exactly how we will remember him....our wonderful neighbor who always had a beautiful smile on his face and a twinkle in his eyes. And, of course, faithful "T-Bone" by his side. We are so saddened by Neal's passing, and even though we can't be in Texas right now, please know that we're thinking of you and sending our prayers and sympathies as you go through this difficult time. Marci & Keith Meyer, June 7, 2011 We first met Neal at a Hy Vee Christmas party. We have had the hornor of knowing Neal for over thirty years.He was a wonderful man and a true gentlmen. He will be missed. May God be with you all. Rusty and Cheryl Rusty and Cheryl Deets, June 7, 2011 We went to High School with Neal, and Evelyn was my cousin. So we have lots of memories. In fact, we missed him at the Stamford Alumni Banquet last week. Our sympathy to all of your family..Len and Willa Bose, Waskom, TX Leonard and Willa Bose, June 6, 2011 Our sincere sympathy to Neal's family. Vicky's father, Leland Pyell, was a cousin to Evelyn Zelske Alles. Leland and Ada kept in close contact with Neal and Evelyn for many years when the children were very young. May your many happy memories help sustain you through this difficult time. Dave and Vicky (Pyell) Henry, June 6, 2011 I worked with Neal at The Ken Bratney Company. He was a good person and I feel fortunate to have known him. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Marian Maestas, June 6, 2011