PHILLIPS COUNTY

 

Charles H. "Chuck" Allen

Charles "Chuck" H. Allen of Haxtun was born April 9, 1921 in Briggsdale to Edith Comin and Stowe H. Allen. He died January 11, 1995 in Haxtun at the age of 73.

 

He graduated from Briggsdale High School, then entered the Army during World War II. He served in England and France. After returning, he entered college at Colorado A & M and graduated with a BS degree in agronomy.

 

Chuck married Carol A. Martin on December 13, 1951 in Reno, Nevada.

 

He taught vet classes for a while, then started working for the U.S. Soil Conservation. He worked 14 years in Haxtun and then in Byers for 10 years. He returned to Haxtun and worked until illness forced him into retirement.

 

Chuck enjoyed sports. He was a member of the Berean Bible Church and the VFW.

 

Survivors include wife Carol; daughters Diana Elliot of Strasburg and Debbie Johnson of Colfax, Wisconsin; sons Dennis Allen of Aurora and Cory Allen of Flagstaff, Arizona; brothers William Allen of LaSalle, Stowe Allen Jr. of Mount Pleasant, Illinois and Robert Allen of Copperopolis, California; sisters Virginia Meyer of Redmond, Oregon and Dorothy Kreisher of Applegate, California; and two grandchildren.

 

Services were held Saturday, January 14, 1995 at the Berean Church in Haxtun. Interment followed at the Haxtun Cemetery.

 

 

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