John “Jack” T. Allen passed away peacefully on May 16 2013. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00pm, Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 4101 E. 105th Terr., Kansas City, MO where the rosary will be prayed at 6:00pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00am, Thursday at the church. Interment will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Kindly omit flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Boys Town at https://secure.boystown.org/Donate/ or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at https://shop.stjude.org/GiftCatalog/donation.do?cID=14222&pID=23750 .
Jack was born September 10, 1930 to Sybil Theresa and Wilbur Augustus Allen. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp from 1947-1950 and worked for Country Club Dairy and retired from Walker Towel and Laundry as a route/salesman. Jack was a lifelong member and loyal usher at St. Catherine’s for 52 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Mary Ann; his children, Gloria (Pat), Carolyn, Sandy (Joe), Marie (Don), John, Debbie (Phil), Tom (Tammy), Bill (Kerri) and Richard (Kelley), 18 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren, brothers, Bud and Jim and sister, Joann. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Sandy; daughter in-law, Tammy; brother, Billy Bob and sisters Margaret, Betty and Virginia. (Online condolences may be left for the family at www.muehlebachchapel.com)
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