Stayton – Allen,
81, passed away at home surrounded by family. He was a
resident of Stayton all his life. He was born in Salem on
January 27, 1939 to Ernest and Clara Dozler. After high
school and some college Allen went to work as a purchasing
manager for Stayton Canning Company later renamed Norpac
Foods Inc. Allen married Judy Doerfler on May 16, 1959 in
Sublimity and together they raised 4 children in Stayton.
Over many years he was affiliated with Knights of Columbus
of Shaw, the Elks Lodge in Silverton, the Moose Lodge in
Stayton, and the Silverton Flywheels Car Club.
Allen served on a variety of boards through out the
years, including Marion County Fair board, Food Industry
Credit Union Board, and Sublimity Harvest Festival Board.
Allen volunteered for the past 20 years for the Restoration
Department at Evergreen Aviation Museum, and helped rebuild
the Spruce Goose for display. He was the commentator for
Stayton High School football, basketball and the Harvest
Festival for many years. When his children were young, he
was heavily involved with the orchestrating the Punt, Pass
& Kick program in Stayton.
included his love for the piano and his collection of banjos
which he enjoyed playing for his family & friends. He
loved hunting, fishing, his classic car collection over the
years and being the master of genealogy and family
historian. Allen is survived by his wife: Judy Doerfler
Dozler of Stayton; his sister, LaVeta (Art) Christiansen of
Stayton, his sons: Brent (Sue) Dozler of Aumsville and Marty
(Amy) Dozler of Aumsville; his daughters: Kellie (Russ)
Martin of Happy Valley and Kari (Brad) Chalstrom of Truckee,
California, plus 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
A private family
Recitation of Rosary will be Monday Oct. 5th, and private
family Mass will be on Tuesday Oct. 6th and a public
graveside service will be Wednesday, Oct. 7th at 10:30AM at
St. Boniface Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions can
be made to St. Jude Children’s
Hospital. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service.