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Ralph Emory Allen- Bidwell Funeral Home
Ralph Emory Allen


   Ralph Emory Allen 60, passed away Jan. 17, 2013 at his home in Teton City.

Mr. Allen was born July 11, 1952 at Rexburg, Idaho the son of Clyfton J. and Ruth Barnes Allen. He grew up in Teton where he attended his elementary schooling graduating from South Fremont High School. At the age of 20 he joined the U.S. Army and served for 12 years. He lived in Detroit MI.; and was employed by the U.S. Federal Government Defense Dept. as a automotive equipment specialist for 28 years retiring in 2012. He moved back to Teton in Aug. of 2012.

He married Kathleen Smith in 1984 and she passed away in July 2011.

He is survived by his mother Ruth Longmore, Rexburg, Id.; Children - Rolan A. (Juli) Allen serving in the U.S. Airforce in Okinawa, Japan. Laura L. (Richard) Szepytowski, Eastpointe, MI.; Grandchildren Kaelyn & Madalyn Allen, Brooke and Evan Szepytowski Siblings - Kathleen (Roger) Wolfe, Gary (Lorna) Allen both of Teton City, ID.; and Janice (Randy) Olk, Nampa, ID.

Besides his father and wife he was preceded in death by two brothers Cliff J. and Glenn R. Allen.

Memorial services will be conducted Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 in the Teton LDS Church at 11:00 a.m. with Bp. Craig Carter, Officiating. Friends may call at the Church from 10 to 10:45 just prior to the services.


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