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Robert Joseph Allen

October 6, 1927 - October 6, 2018

Robert Joseph “Bob” Allen formerly of Manchester, Iowa passed away October 6, 2018 at the age of 91.  He was born October 6, 1927 to Loney Allen and Mary (Hilby) Allen in Lamont, Iowa.  Bob married Dorothy Cassutt on August 6, 1955 in Elkader, Iowa.  He served his country proudly in the United States Army during the Korean War.  Bob worked for Peoples Natural Gas in Manchester for 25 years.

Bob is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Dorothy Allen; daughters, Julie Becker and husband, John of Alto, Michigan and Jean Possehl and husband, Bob of McKinney, Texas; grandchildren, Joe Becker and wife, Hang, Sam Becker and wife, Erica, Ellen Whitehurst and husband, Jake, Scott Possehl; great-grandchildren, Hannah Becker, Olivia Becker, Claire Becker, and one great-grandson on the way; brother, Lynn Allen of Florissant, Missouri; and sister, Marsha Long of Solon, Iowa;

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Loney and Mary Allen; brothers, Mel Allen and Beryl Allen; sisters, Evelyn Hall, Mary Cannon, and Joyce Slick.