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Lt. Col. Stanley W. Allen, USAF, (Ret.)

Obituary for Lt. Col. Stanley W. Allen, USAF, (Ret.)

February 21, 1925 - April 22, 2017
San Antonio, Texas | Age 92

Touched many lives and we will miss him terribly

Obituary

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Ret. Lt. Col. Stanley W. Allen on April 22, 2017.

Beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Born in Mexico D.C. on February 21, 1925 to Charles T. Allen and Rebecca Wilkinson Allen.

He was preceded in death by his dad, mom, brother, Captain Charles T. Allen and sister, Agatha Miranda.

He boxed as a teen, winning Golden Gloves. He also boxed for the Air Force, enlisting on July 6, 1943 and serving in WWII. After serving in the Air Force Reserve, he retired on February 21, 1985. He joined the YMCA and found a lifelong love of handball. He was one of the best players in the U.S., winning many matches. He also had a love for golf, always walking the course.

He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Elsa T. Allen; children, Charles (Rhonda) Allen, Renee Bernhard, Carlos de la Garza, Lourdes (Mike) Hernandez, Patricia (Tom) Zielinski, Jaime de la Garza, Diana (Tony) Martinez, Monica (Craig) Erion as well as twelve grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

He touched many lives and we will miss him terribly. We will always carry his memory in our hearts.

ROSARY
TUESDAY
MAY 2, 2017
7:00 P.M.
PORTER LORING NORTH CHAPEL

MASS
WEDNESDAY
MAY 3, 2017
10:00 A.M.
ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI CATHOLIC CHURCH
4201 DEZAVALA ROAD

Interment with Military Honors will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.

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2102 North Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78232
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