We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell
Funeral services will be Friday, July 23, 1999 for 81-year-old James Allen of Chester
who died Wednesday, July 21 at the Rosewood Care Center in Edwardsville, Illinois.
He was born on June 13, 1918 in Hurst, Illinois, the son of Bert and Elizabeth
(Diefenbach) Allen. He married Carrie Mueller on February 4, 1944 and she preceded him in
death. He then married Dorothy Bruns on May 13, 1988 in Steeleville and she survives of
Also surviving is one daughter, Karen Miller of Chester. One stepson, Ralph Bruns of
Steeleville. Two-step grandsons also survive.
His parents, first wife, one sister, two-step sisters and one grandson preceded him in
Friends may call from 4pm to 8pm Thursday and 7:30am to 9:30am at the Welge Pechacek
Funeral Home in Chester.
Funeral services for James Allen will be Friday, July 23 at 11am at St. John Lutheran
Church in Chester with Vicar Martin Springer officiating, burial will be in the church
Memorials can be made to the St. John Redecorating Fund or to the St. John Radio Fund.