Airman Jack Arthur Allen

Airman Jack Arthur Allen was born on February 9, 1944 in Long Beach, CA and died August 30, 2014 in Waterloo, IA.

Jack Arthur Allen entered the United States Air Force on , in , served during the Vietnam War era and reached the rank of Airman before being discharged on February 10, 1965 in .

Jack Arthur Allen is buried at in , Iowa and can be located at

Armed Forces Grave Registration

Release Date 8/31/2077

Obituary

Jack Arthur Allen, age 70, of Waverly, died Saturday, August 30, 2014, at Unity Point Allen Memorial Hospital.

Jack was born on February 9, 1944, in Long Beach, California, the son of Arthur and Pearl (Nelson) Allen. He attended several Iowa schools graduating from Yale-Jamaica-Bagley High School. Jack then attended Northwest Missouri State graduating with a degree in education. He taught middle school math in Riceville, Iowa for 32 years.

Jack retired in 2002, to pursue his passions of golfing, Iowa Hawkeye football and wrestling, summers at Lake Okoboji, music, traveling, and family.

Jack’s memory is honored by: his wife, Mary Allen of Waverly, Iowa; a son, Mike (Kari) Allen of Chicago, Illinois; three daughters, Kendall Allen of Valley Glen, California, Heather (Travis) Holm of Greene, Iowa, and Amy (Shawn) Grimsley of Rochester, Minnesota; seven grandchildren, Tyler, Julian, Emma, Xavier, Anna, Anya, and Connor; and his canine companion, Boji. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Mary Jo Mullen.

A memorial celebration will be held the weekend of Iowa Hawkeye Homecoming, October 11. Memorials may be directed to his family and online condolences may be left at www.kaisercorson.com. 319-352-1187 – See more at: http://www.kaisercorson.com/obituary/Jack-Arthur-Allen/Waverly-IA/1414457#sthash.KCHmn1uR.dpuf

“Jack Allen Obituary.” Kaiser Corson Funeral Homes, Inc. Accessed September 13, 2014. http://www.kaisercorson.com/obituary/Jack-Arthur-Allen/Waverly-IA/1414457.