G. Allen Allred
1922 - 2019
George Allen Allred, our father and grandfather, passed away on June 28th, 2019 at the Veteran’s Home in Salt Lake City. He was 97 years old.
Dad was born April 7 1922 in Redmond, Utah to George Aaron Allred and Christine Petersen.
He married his college sweetheart, Norma Jackson, April 30 1947 in Manti, Utah. She preceded him in death June 15 2001.
“Uncle Bud” served in World War II under General George Patton. He was a mechanical engineer who enjoyed inventing and experimenting. He could fix anything. If there were things he needed he made them. He served all his life in his church. He loved his family. Later in life his passion was genealogy. He did it for family, friends, neighbors, ward members and many in the rest home right up until the day before he died.
He is survived by 2 children, Dianne and Larry (Lynn), 4 grandchildren, Carrie White (Richard), Christian, Aaron, and Andrew (Audrey), 6 great grandchildren, Sara, Max, JD, Milo, Reese and Rudy, and one brand new great-great grandchild, Emily.
Visitation will be on Sunday, July 7 2019, from 6-8 pm at Cannon Mortuary, 2460 E. Bengal Blvd (7600 S.) in Cottonwood Heights, UT. Services will be on Monday, July 8th at 11 am, Butler 10th Ward, 6634 S. Greenfield Way, Cottonwood Heights, with a brief viewing from 10-10:45 a.m. Interment will follow at Memorial Mountain View Cemetery, 3115 E. Bengal Blvd in Cottonwood Heights and will include a military honor guard.
In lieu of flowers we suggest a donation to the William E. Cristoffersen Salt Lake Veterans Home in dad’s name.
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