Robert E. (Bob) Allen

Allen, Robert (Bob) E. Died July 1st, 2014 on the eve of his 81st Birthday. Survived by his wife Lynn (nee Elbert) and 4 Daughters and Sons-in-Law: Darcy (Mark) Nadler, Jennifer (Mike) Balota, Betsy (Bill) Wendell, Amy (Skip) Igo. He was PawPaw to Andrew, Lauren, Graham, Garrett, Joel, Abby and Paige. He is also survived by his Brother and Sister-in-Law Bill and Pat Tancill of Livonia, Michigan, Sister-in-Law Judy Favell of Mt. Dora, Florida, Jim Favell of Morganton, North Carolina and his many nieces and nephews. His Mother, Father and brother John predeceased him. Bob served in the Korean War and after graduating from Washington University, he started working for IBM and later founded Data Science Corporation in 1962. Bob retired and closed Data Science in 2011. Bob's family was everything to him. He was a true Gentleman and was lovingly known for his great sense of humor and generosity. He loved the outdoors and spending time in Destin, Florida. Our thanks to Dr. Neil Ettinger, Denise, and Anna at Pulmonary Associates of St. Lukes Hospital. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to: Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 23 E. Ohio Street #304, Chicago, Illinois 60611. Services: Bob's body was cremated and the celebration of his life will be held Saturday, August 9th, 2014 at: Eliot Unitarian Chapel, 100 S. Taylor, Kirkwood, Mo 63122 (314)821-0911.

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Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on July 6, 2014