Bertie Allen


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Posted Online: March 08, 2014, 7:03 pm
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Services for Bertie Allen, 85, of Davenport, are 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Cunnick-Collins, Davenport. Visitation is 10 a.m. to services. Private family interment will be at Moscow, Iowa, Cemetery, at a later date.
She died Friday, March 7, 2014, at Good Samaritan, Davenport.
She was born Oct. 3, 1928, in Moscow, to Louis and Lois Smith. In 1947, she married Robert Allen in Muscatine. He died in 1995.
Survivors are daughter, Diane Klobes, Blue Grass, Iowa; son, Doug, Davenport; three granddaughters; four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister.














 



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