Dean W. Allen: 1936-2013 |

Dean W. Allen: 1936-2013

Dean W. Allen, 77, Belle Fourche and formerly of the Opal area, died Tuesday, May 14, 2013 in Aztec, NM.

He served in the U.S. Navy from 1952 to 1956.

Survivors include a son, Dean (Carmen) Allen Jr., Oregon; three daughters, Laurie (LaMaure) Kost, Parkston; LaDeana Allen, Citrus Heights, CA; JoAnn (Earl) McCeig, Whitewater, CO; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Elaine.

Visitation was from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, 2013 at Black Hills Funeral Home in Sturgis.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 23, at Grace Lutheran Church in Sturgis with Rev. Herbert B. Cleveland officiating.

Burial will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis with military honors provided by the Sturgis Veteran’s Honor Guard and the South Dakota Army National Guard.

Black Hills Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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