Stayton – Allen, 94,
died November 17 in Stayton. He was born in Ferdinand, ID. Allen
grew up in Idaho, living in Washington, Salem and Keizer before
moving to Stayton 15 years ago. He served in the US Air Corps
during WWII. Allen worked as a heavy equipment operator all his
life and drove fuel tanker trucks for 20 years. He was a member of
the Mason’s and DAV. Allen enjoyed fishing, woodworking,
tinkering, and fixing and repairing things.
He married Beverly
Bastion on April 15, 1972 in Reno, NV. Allen is survived by his
wife: Beverly of Stayton; children: Jim Peterson of Salem, Gerry
Peterson of Salem and Charlene Aron of Randall, WA.; three
step-children; 15 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. He was
preceded in death by daughter, Lorna and one brother.
No services will be held
at his request. Contributions may be made to the Disabled American
Veterans. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.