Information for Ellis McAllister Allred
12 December, 1908
– 25 September, 1986
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Services for Ellis
McAllister Allred, 77, of Nampa, and formerly of Mackinaw,
Ill., who died Thursday, Sept. 15 (actually should be Sept.
25), at the Nampa hospital, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday,
at the Nampa Seventh Ward LDS Church, Sunny Ridge Road.
Bishop Mike Madison will officiate with burial to
follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell, under the
direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Mr. Allred was born Dec. 12, 1908, at Manti, Utah, to
John Frank and Minerva McAllister Allred. He was reared
and educated in Manti. Hel later attended Snow College
After his schooling, he moved to Evanston, Wyo., where
he worked at the Union Pacific Railroad shops.
He married Ann E. Peterson Feb. 21, 1931, at Morgan,
Utah. Their marriage was solemnized Sept. 7, 1967, at
the Salt Lake City, Utah, LDS Temple.
After their marriage, they lived in Wyoming and several
other Western states while he worked for the Hillyard Chemical
Co. as a salesman. They moved to Illinois in 1936 and
settled in Mackinaw. He continued with Hillyard until
his retirement in 1974.
In April 1975, they moved to Nampa, where they had
He was a member of the Nampa Seventh Ward, Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he was First
Counselor of the High Priest Group. He had also been
Branch President while in Illinois and had been on the High
Council and the District Council.
He was past president of the Mackinaw Savings and Loan
and a charter member of the Lions Club there.
He is survived by his wife of Nampa; four sons, Jay E.
Allred of Shelbyville, Ill., Alan D. Allred of Paxton, Ill.,
John G. Allred of Morton, Ill., and Mark P. Allred of Orem,
Utah; a sister, Merle Barrett of Citrus Heights, Calif.; two
brothers, Karl Allred of St. George, Utah, and Lenzi Allred of
Luguna Niguel, Calif.; 19 grandchildren; nine
great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister, a son, Marvin
Ray, and a great-grandson.
Memorials may be made to the Hospice Program, Mercy
Medical Center, 1512 12th Ave. Road, Nampa 83651, or flowers
may be sent.
Friends may call at the Nampa chapel Saturday and
Sunday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.