Howard Allen, 83

Howard “Mel” Allen, 83, of Bethel, died Saturday, June 5, 2010.

He is survived by his wife Edie Allen (nee Pinkerton), children Sharon (Bob) Groves, and Lorraine (Jim) Koepfle, grandchildren Sean and Kacey Rudd, great grandson Sean Patrick Allen Rudd, and by seven step-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at the Bethel Church of the Nazarene. E.C. Nurre Funeral Home of Bethel is serving the family.

Memorials may be made to the Church or the Bethel-Tate Life Squad.