Allard, Arthur passed away, Saturday, December 8, 2012. Beloved Husband of Shirley A. Allard. Dear Father of David (Diane Nilles) Allard and Rebecca Allard Andrew and the late Laurie Landsbaum. Father in law of Joel Landsbaum. Grandfather of Jim and Michael Landsbaum; Jonathan and Libby Allard. Great Grandfather of Arianna Allard. Mr. Allard was a Captain with the 8th Air Force during WWII, piloting a B-17. He was decorated with a European Theater of Operations ribbon, three Bronze Stars, three Oak Leaf Clusters, an Air Medal and the Distinguished Flying Cross. After the war he joined Proctor & Gamble in 1945, remaining with them for 37 years and retiring as a District Manager for the Food Products Division. Among the many organizations Allard served as a volunteer: Des Peres, MO as an Alderman from 1962-68, as Mayor from 1968-70 and as a member of the Finance Committee from 1970-81 (Chairing for two years). As a charter member of Forest Hills Country Club, he chaired four committees from 1970-80, was a member of the Board of Directors for three years and President from 197273. A member of the Clayton Rotary Club, he served on the Board of Directors from 1974-80 and as President from 1979-80. He served on the Board of Directors of the Alumni Association of DePauw University from 1974-80. Services: Memorial Visitation at the SCHRADER Funeral Home and Crematory, 14960 Manchester Road at Holloway, Ballwin, Wednesday, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Interment Private. In lieu of flow ers, contributions may be made to The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Friends may sign the family's on-line guestbook at Schrader.com.
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Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Dec. 11, 2012