Roy Allen, 88

Roy Allen of Grafton went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 13, 2012, at the age of 88, from Horizon Hospice Inpatient Unit at Columbia St. Mary’s Ozaukee Campus.

Roy was born in Gaffney, S.C., on July 14, 1924, the son of David C. and Zenni (nee Yelton) Allen, who both preceded him in death. Roy was united in marriage to Lou (nee Lee) on Dec. 19, 1943, in Boiling Springs, S.C. Roy worked for the Cedarburg Dairy for 19 years and then was a custodian at Homestead High School for 12 years. Roy was a member of the First Baptist Church in West Bend. He was an accomplished guitarist, playing for many years for the Teen Life Singers led by Vic Eliason. He loved music and working in his garden.

Roy is survived by his wife, Lou; daughter, Katie (Bob) Vollrath; sisters, Lizzie A. Edmonds and Janie Yamrick; and brother, David Allen; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

A funeral service will be held today, Oct. 16, 2012, at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 2300 S. Main St., West Bend. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Grafton. Visitation will be at the church today from 4 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Memorials to First Baptist Church or Horizon Hospice are appreciated. For online condolences please go to

Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family.