2-18-1925 ~ 1-6-2013
Cliff was born in Hampshire, Ill, to Ruth and Wilbur Allen. In his teen years, he and his mother moved to Aberdeen, WA. Upon completion of high school, he enlisted in the Marine Corps where he served in the Pacific in World War II
. Following the war, he returned to attend Pacific Lutheran College where he graduated and began his thirty year teaching and coaching career with the Seattle School District. Cliff enjoyed a long and active retirement surrounded by his family and many friends. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Inez. Cliff is survived by his four children, Kathy (Jerry), Jeff (Barb), Debbie (Bob) and Teri (Kara); grandchildren Ryan, Amy, Sara, Alex, Sam, Emily and Elli and three great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at First Lutheran Church of Richmond Beach on Saturday, January 12 at 3:00 p.m. with a reception to follow at the Innis Arden Clubhouse.