- January 31, 1938 - December 29, 2008
- Waverly, Nebraska
of James' Passing
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“I miss you so much grandpa although I didn't get to visit a lot you are still missed very much and I still think of you often I love you
1 of 21 | Posted by: Bethany Allen
“The years they keep passing by Dad, but the love remains strong. Thank you.
Happy New Year 2014
2 of 21 | Posted by: Carolyn J. Allen - Spokane, WA
Here we are again, four years since you returned home to your Father. As you do everyday, you remain in our hearts, souls and minds,...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: Carolyn J. Allen - Post Falls, ID
“Hard to believe a whole year has passed...we miss you now and always, Merry Christmas 2009,
4 of 21 | Posted by: Carolyn - Troy, ID
“Dearest Jim, You have been missed so much this past year, especially now at the holiday season again. You remain in our hearts and minds for eternity...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: Wilma Allen - Waverly, NE - wife
“Happy Father's Day, Dad, We miss you so much, it is a lonely life without you.
6 of 21 | Posted by: Marilyn Allen - Houston, TX
“Dad, Your absence is like the sky...it blankets everything. Miss you so much.
7 of 21 | Posted by: Carolyn
“Happy 71st Birthday, Dad! Chiara and I will miss our "birthday song phone calls" to each other. Love and hugs,
8 of 21 | Posted by: Carolyn
“Oh dad, the memories come flooding back now! What a wonderful childhood you gave us, and what a compassionate friend you became to us as adults. You...Read More »
9 of 21 | Posted by: Carolyn - Troy, ID
“Thanks dad for all the happy and loving memories of you we hold in our heart. We love you so much. You are the greatest man we've ever known and we...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: Marilyn Allen - Houston, TX
“I love you Dad. You were the best dad in the world. I am going to miss you sooooooooooooo much.
11 of 21 | Posted by: Joyce Allen Wright - Henderson, NV
“My utmost and sincere condolences to my sister, Welma and her children (my nieces & nephews) and their families.
Jim was such a wonderful and...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Angelica (Angie) Cruz
“Jim is my brother in law whom I have fond memories of either when we visited him in Waverly or when ever he visited the family on Guam. Nothing...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Annie F.B. Unpingco
“Sorry for your loss
14 of 21 | Posted by: Duane Walker - Lincoln, NE
“sorry for your loss
15 of 21 | Posted by: Darin Walker - Lincoln, NE
“My deepest sympathy goes out to the Allen family. I work with Marilyn Allen and didn't know her father but felt I did with all the wonderful and...Read More »
16 of 21 | Posted by: Kary - houston, TX
“I hope everyone realizes just what a saint Jim was. His smile is eternal and lives in my heart, as I know it lives in yours.
Love to all,
Mauricio...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Mauricio Featherman - Troy, ID
“I Love You Dad, You will be so missed!
18 of 21 | Posted by: Carolyn - Troy, ID
“Bessed be the poor for they will find their riches in heaven.
19 of 21 | Posted by: Carolyn Featherman
“Dear Wilma, Bill, and Family~
May you find strength and solace in knowing that Jim is at eternal rest. Now that Jim's struggles have ended, I pray...Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: John Toof - Bellingham, WA
“The staff of Lincoln Memorial Park and Funeral Home wish to extend sincere sympathy to the Allen family.
21 of 21 | Posted by: Lincoln Memorial Park and Funeral Home
Allen, James Melvin, 70, of Waverly, passed away Monday (12-29-08) in Lincoln, Nebraska. He was born to Maurice & Olga (Steyer) Allen on January 31, 1938 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Jim was a Navy Veteran. He retired from Goodyear Tire Company after 40 years of service. Jim collected antique farm equipment including a special interest in John Deere Tractors.
Wilma (Borja) Allen, Waverly
Children & Spouses:
Joyce & Lloyd Wright, Henderson, Nevada
Bill & Rebecca Allen, Aurora
Dennis Allen, Lincoln
Carolyn & Mauricio Featherman, Troy, Idaho
Marilyn Allen, Houston, Texas
2 Great Grandchildren
Olga Allen, Lincoln
Siblings & Spouses:
Glen & Elvera Allen, Texas
Richard Allen, Lincoln
Jane & Ivan Benes, Valparaiso
Robert & Marcella Allen, Valparaiso
Numerous Nieces, Nephews
Preceded in Death by:
Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10am on Saturday (1-3-09) at St. Patrick’s Catholic Parish, 6126 Morrill Avenue.
Lincoln Memorial Park
Wednesday (12-31-08) from 3-8pm at the funeral home
Thursday (1-1-09) from 10am-2pm at the funeral home
Friday (1-2-09) from 9am-5pm at the funeral home
Saturday (1-3-09) 1 hour prior to service at church
A rosary will be said at 7pm on Friday (1-2-08) at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home with viewing 1 hour prior
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