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1942 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Richard "Dick" R. Allen, a beloved husband, father, brother and grandpa, of Fairway, KS, passed away on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at the age of 71. Dick was born the son of James and Virginia (Knudsen) Allen on October 26, 1942 in Kansas City, Missouri. After graduation from Rosedale High School, Dick served his country proudly in the United States Air Force during the Cold War Conflict. Survivors include his loving wife, Susan Allen of the home; son, Troy Allen and his wife Stephanie of Overland Park, KS; daughter, Lisa Holleron and her husband Michael of Austin, TX; sister, Jaci Wilson and her husband Don of St. Joseph, IL; five grandchildren, Michael Holleron, Katherine Holleron, Alexandra Allen, Cara Allen and Ayla Allen. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Jim Allen and grandson, Payton Allen. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 from 3-7:00 PM followed by a funeral service on Thursday, August 7, at 11:00 AM both being held at Maple Hill Funeral Home. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Maple Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, KS. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Dick's loving memory to the Gift of Life, 6405 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66202 and/or Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. Dick was loved by many, was a friend to many and will be dearly missed. To share a memory or to leave condolences, please visit www.maplehillfuneralhome.com. Maple Hill Funeral Home Cemetery. Family Owned Since 1945.
Published in Kansas City Star on Aug. 5, 2014
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