Allen L. Koecke

May 14, 1926 Sept. 10, 2014

Allen LeRoy Koecke, age 88, passed away on Wednesday, September 10, 2014. He was born on May 14, 1926, in Prairie du Chien.

Allen was united in marriage to Loretta Barrette. She preceded him in death.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps proudly serving toward the end of World War II. Allen worked at various grocery stores and was a very loyal member of the Teamsters Union. He enjoyed traveling, exploring Europe and Alaska, but truly treasured most the times spent at their summer lakeside home on Winter Lake.

Allen is survived by his son, Steve (Roberta Lee) Koecke; grandson, Ryan; and many other relatives and friends.

Committal services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27, at Calvary Cemetery on French Town Road, Prairie du Chien.

Gunderson West Funeral & Cremation Care, 608-831-6761, is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.