Albuquerque Journal - April 19, 1998
Major Robert P. Allen, US Army Ret. 82, a resident of Albuquerque since 1972, died Friday, April 17, 1998. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Allen who he married in 1950; sons, Scott Allen and wife, Jody of Albuquerque and Dr. Dennis W. Allen of Morgantown, WV; daughter, Donna Seagrave and husband, George of Davenport, WA; sister, Virginia Dobkins of Abilene, KS; and grandchildren, Abe Oman, Tim Oman, Thea Allen and Jessica Noftzger. Mr. Allen had 22 years of service in the US Army Medical Service Corp. He loved gardening and spending time in it and loved reading about the Southwest and its history. Mr. Allen was a great father, grandfather and a loving husband. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, 2:00 p.m. at Santa Fe National Cemetery with Col. Lemuel Boyles officiating. Friends may visit French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE, Monday from 3:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Interment will take place at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, NM. Memorial contributions may be made to the Retired Officers Association, 201 N. Washington, Alexandra, VA 22314. French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel.