Kurre Allen

Monday, June 30, 2003

Kurre Wayne Allen, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 28, 2003 at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

He was born Sept., 22, 1942, at Cape Girardeau, son of Thomas and Olga Dow Allen. He and Ava Pearson were married May 23, 1998, in Cape Girardeau.

He graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in 1964 with a business degree. He worked for Sears Roebuck and then Federated Insurance Co. for 28 years, retiring in 1999. He worked for Consolidated Insurance Co. at the time of his death.

He was a past member of the Jaycees and past president of Rotary West. He was a past board member of Centenary United Methodist Church and a Lay representative to Boards of LaCroix United Methodist.

He served in the U.S. Army.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Aaron Allen of Cape Girardeau and Alex Allen of Marble Hill, Mo.; a sister, Nancy Luber of Caruthersville, Mo.; and three stepsons, Gregory Allen of Clarksville, Tenn., Barry Allen of Palm Desert, Calif., and Matthew Allen of Los Angeles.

Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. today. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at LaCroix United Methodist Church., with the Rev. Ron Watts officiating. Entombment will follow in Memorial Park Mausoleum in Cape Girardeau.