Information for Bert M. Allen
9 September, 1906
– 19 September, 1986
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Services for Bert M.
Allen, 80, Caldwell, a former Nampa resident, who died Friday,
Sept. 19, in Caldwell, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at
Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa. The Rev. Joseph Housh
of the First United Methodist Church, Nampa, will officiate.
Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
Mr. Allen was born Sept. 9, 1906, at Lenora, Kan., a
son of Lewis and Comfort A. Williams Allen, and was reared and
educated there. He went to Colorado and worked at
Weldona for a time.
He married Esther M. Kellogg March 12, 1930, at
Greeley, Colo. They returned to Lenora where they made
their home and farmed until 1945. They then moved to
Kersey, Colo., and lived there for two years.
They moved to Nampa in 1947 where he was an employee of
the Pacific Fruit Express shops for 17 years. He had
also worked as a deliveryman for Terry's Home Furnishings for
He was a former member of the Royal Neighbors of
America and a member of the Brotherhood of Railway, Airline
and Steamship Clerks of America.
He is survived by his wife of Caldwell; one son,
Richard E. Allen of Boise; two daughter, Donna L. Davis of
Caldwell and Roberta L. Hicks of Meridian; one brother, Wayne
Allen of Greeley, Colo.; one sister, Esther Hewitt of
Longmont, Colo.; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and
several nieces and nephews. His parents, one brother and
two sisters preceded him in death.
Friends may call from 1 p.m. until 9 p.m. today and
from 9 a.m. until time of services Monday at Flahiff Funeral
Chapel of Nampa.