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Clair Dale Allen

d. May 8, 2015

Clair Dr. Foo D. Allen, age 93, passed away following a courageous battle with cancer on Friday, May 8, 2015 at his residence with his family by his side. He was born on September 1, 1921 to Dale and Bess (Kronk) Allen in Oshkosh, WI. He married Florence Behnke on June 26, 1955 in Chicago, IL, but came back to celebrate at Jerrys Bar in Oshkosh.Clair graduated from Oshkosh High School. He went on to proudly serve his country for four years in the U.S. Marine Corps, where he saw action in the Pacific Islands on Palmyra Island and the Hawaiian chain. When he returned he went to work for Lennon Brothers Grocery store of Oshkosh. He then started his career working at the Axle Rockwell International in Oshkosh for 30 years and retired at the age of 58.Clair was a member of many groups and organizations. These included being a lifelong member of both the Otter Street Fishing Club and Ducks Unlimited. He was a 30 year member of the Rockwell International Local Union 291 and was a past member of the Lakers, Midnight Club, and was a free mason in the Masonic order. Clair had also joined the American Legion right after his honorable discharge from the service and very recently received a citation and patch for 70 years of continuous membership.Clair is survived by his two sons, Dale of Oshkosh and Robert (Ann) of Brookfield, WI; grandchildren, DJ and Danielle both of Oshkosh, and Christopher (Jen), and Nathaniel (Ann) Allen all of California; and four great grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his parents, loving wife Florence, and infant daughter Lynn, who passed away two days after birth from Spina Bifida. A memorial service will be held for Clair at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at First United Methodist Church (700 W Linwood Ave.) with Rev. John Hobbins officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will be at Lake View Memorial Park with full military honors taking place.

First United Methodist Church



700 Linwood Ave
Oshkosh
WI
54901

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10:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.



First United Methodist Church



700 Linwood Ave
Oshkosh
WI
54901

00:00.0
11:00 a.m.



Lake View Memorial Park



2786 Algoma Bvld.
Oshkosh
WI
54901




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