Richard G. Allen

March 20, 1937 - Sept. 30, 2007

Richard G. Allen of Waukesha died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2007, at age 70. Richard was born March 20, 1937, in Fruitland Park, Fla., the son of Smiley and Katherine Allen.

He married Barbara Bogan on July 19, 1958. Richard was an avid hunter and enjoyed sporting clays at Wern Valley Sportsmenís Club and spending time in northern Wisconsin.

Richard will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 49 years, Barbara; his children, Teresa Krier of Waukesha, Laurie (Chris) Claus of Oconomowoc and Tom (Jennifer) of Waukesha; his grandchildren, Sarah and Amanda Krier, Angela and Abigail Claus and Jessica Allen; his great-grandson, Andrew Krier; his mother, Katherine of Waukesha; and his sisters, Judy Groh and Christine Allen, both of Waukesha. Richard is also survived by nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Smiley, and brother, Daniel.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Thursday, Oct. 4, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. Entombment will take place at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery on Friday, Oct. 5.

Memorials in Richardís name may be directed to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network or Wern Valley Sportsmenís Club.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Preplanning Services is serving the family. For further information, call 542-6609, or for an online obituary, directions or to leave a condolence, go to www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.