John T. Allen of Rt. 1 Junction City passed away Feb. 24, 1967 at the age of 75. He was born at Junction City, Sept. 9, 1891.
John and Helena Sorenson were married October 1, 1913 at the home of the brideís parents, Mr. and Mrs. P.C. Sorensen.
John had lived his entire life in this area. He went to Eugene Bible College and Eugene Business College. He farmed for several years in the Alvadore area before joining his brothers Jasper Rosco and Pat, who already farmed the home place and the surrounding area. He had a life long interest in soil conservation.
John had belong to the Franklin Church of Christ for fifty-seven years. He was also a charter member of the Franklin Grange.
Surviving are his wife Helena a son Robert of Rt. One, Junction City; a daughter, Mrs. Margaret Ellis of Springfield, 3 grand daughters, 1 grandson, 3 great grandsons; a sister, Mrs. Grace Humphrey of Eugene. Mrs. Humphrey is the last remaining Allen daughter.
Funeral services ere held Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 1:30PM in the Junction City Chapel of the Murphy Funeral Homes with Duane Sabin and Leland Morgan officiating. Interment was in the Franklin Cemetery. West Lane News, Mar 9 1967, Veneta, Oregon
This obit came from a book project Iím working on, I donít know anything else about this person, or other obits in this area.
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