Delbert Allen (85) of Farina

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Published on September 24 2013 9:22 am

Delbert J. Allen, 85, of Farina, IL died at 11:15 a.m. Saturday, September 21, 2013 at St. Louis University Hospital.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at Pagel Funeral Home in Edgewood with burial to follow at Edgewood Cemetery. Visitation will be two hours prior to service. Memorials can be made to Edgewood American Legion Post#1168.

Delbert was born June 29, 1928 in Clay County to Oliver and Ivy (Murray) Allen. He Married Wilma Wicke in 1951.  He was a lifetime business owner/operator and a member of the Edgewood American Legion Post#1168 for 20 years.

In his passing, he leaves behind his son; James wife (Pam) Allen of St. Peter, Daughter; Susan Allen of Farina, IL., three brothers: Emery (wife Judy) Eckel of Odessa, TX., Rick (wife Debbie) Allen of Louisville, IL., Rocky (wife Anita) Allen of Flora, IL., Sisters; Wilma (husband Jim) Burton of Tucson, AZ., Lou Harned of Flora, IL., Carolyn Ray of Flora, IL., Alice (husband William) Toliver of Flora, IL., and Elsie Braddock (husband will) of Orchardville, IL., 3 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers; Donnie Allen, Gerald Allen, Adrian Allen.