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Information for Allen Lincoln Douglas

23 May, 1900 - 29 January, 1983

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

January, 1983

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Allen Douglas

    Services for Allen L. Douglas, 82, of Milford, Neb., formerly of Middleton, who died Saturday, Jan. 29, at Seward, Neb., will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church in Middleton by the rev. Charles Chase.  Interment will follow at the Middleton Cemetery under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    He was born May 23, 1900, at Oxford, Iowa.  He was reared and educated in Grover, Colo.  He married Ettie G. Douglass Sept. 13, 1922, at Benkleman, Neb.  They moved to Cheyenne, Wyo., and lived there fro several years.  They moved to the Grover, Colo., area where he owned and operated a garage.  He also was the town marshall.
    They moved to Longmont, Colo., where he worked as a mechanic.  Later they moved to Haigler, Neb., where they operated a grocery store and a creamery.  In 1943 they moved to Loveland, Colo.  He worked as shop foreman for the Bureau of reclamation until retiring in 1965.  They moved to Windsor, Colo., and he managed a Speedway convenience story in Ft. Collins until 1968.  They moved to Middleton in 1971.  Mrs. Douglas died Sept. 16, 1971.
    Mr. Douglas moved to Milford, Neb., in 1975.  He was a member of the Bible Baptist Church in Windsor, Colo.  He was a member of the Elk's Club in Loveland, Colo., and had attended the Methodist Church in Middleton while living in Middleton.
    He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Willard (Lucille)) Cantin of Lincoln, Neb., and Mrs. Aaron (Allene) Evans of Middletin, a brother, Orlo Douglas of Grover, Colo.; three sisters-in-law, Mattie Trembly of Haigler, Neb., Irene Douglas of Lolyoak, Colo., and Hazel Douthitt of St. Francis, Kan.; four grandsons and five granddaughters, 20 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
    He was preceded in death by a daughter, a brother and a granddaughter.
    Friends may call at the chapel Tuesday from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 until 11 a.m.
    Memorials may be given to the First United Methodist Church in Middleton.

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