Dean Allen 69, of Windsor, Missouri, died Saturday, August 18, 2007, at St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.
He was born November 2, 1937, in Sedalia, Mo., the son of Cletis G. Allen and Verdie Fern Staats (Allen). On March 17, 1957, at the First Christian Church in Windsor, Mo., he married Shelby Jeanne Stoutimore, who survives of the home.
Dean raised pigs on the farm and was a cement truck driver while the Missile Sites were being built in this area. He worked, in construction, building houses at Whiteman Air Force Base, in Knob Noster. He later worked at the Whiteman Air Force Base dining hall as a shift supervisor and later at the Base hospital before his retirement. Many years ago, he worked at Thacker's Service Station and the former Parman-Blanchard Fertilizer Plant, both in Windsor. Dean loved working on tractors and fishing. He attended the Assembly of God Church, Windsor.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Brian Allen, Windsor, Mo.; a daughter, Deanna Burton, Flagstaff, Arizona; a brother, Clyde Lee Allen, Windsor, Mo.; a sister, Donna Horner, Lee's Summit, Mo.; his mother-in-law, Mary Stoutimore, Windsor, Mo.; 7 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Dean was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Lori Denise Allen; and a great-grandson, Braydon Mark Westover.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 21, at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor, with Rev. Gene Ekstrand officiating. Burial will be in the Hickory Point Cemetery, rural Green Ridge, Mo. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., at the funeral home. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Assembly of God Church, Windsor, or to the Golden Valley Memorial Hospital Home Service, Clinton, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left online at www.hadleyfuneralhome.com.