Edward "Ed" Allen age 87 passed away April 11, 2013. Born in San Francisco, Ca to Edward Joseph Allen Sr. and Mary Louise Sobey Allen.
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He graduated from Jefferson High School in Daly City and from Fresno State College.
He enlisted in the Coast Guard after graduating from high school during World War II. He trained and showed quarter horses and was a horse show judge. He also was a High School Rodeo District 2 director and a 4H leader in Novato, Ca.
When younger Ed rode bareback horses, and bulls, did Calif roping, steer wrestling and Team Roping in Rodeos. His favorite sport was Team Roping which he did until his late 70's.
He was President of the Novato Horseman's Club and a member for many years of the Clements Buckaroos and is an Honorary Member.
He married his wife Jeanne Allen in Fresno, Ca in 1951. They were married 62 years. He is survived by his wife and sons, Wade Allen (Candace) of Suisun, Craig Allen of Sonoma. Grandchildren Rae Anna, and Colton Allen of Sonoma.
Ed was preceded in death by son Ross Allen of Sonoma.
At Eds request no services will be held.
The family requests any donations be made in Ed's name to Asera Care Hospice.
Published in Lodi News-Sentinel from Apr. 17 to Apr. 24, 2013