Obit: Allar, Gordon L. (1944 – 2015)
Surnames: Allar, Mundt, Freeck, Godfrey, Lucht
----Source: Tribune/Record/Gleaner (Abbotsford, Wis.) 29 Apr 2015
Allar, Gordon L. (14 JAN 1944 – 27 JAN 2015)
Gordon L. Allar, 71, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in San Antonio, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., on Saturday, May 9, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Medford, with Rev. Brian Mundt officiating. Interment will take place at 1 p.m., on Monday, May 11, at the Spooner Veterans Cemetery, Spooner. Military rites will be conducted by the Loyal American Legion Post #175.
Gordon Lee Allar was born on Jan. 14, 1944, in Medford, to Raymond and Florence (nee Freeck) Allar. He graduated from Medford High School in 1962, and then from Metropolitan State University (Minnesota) in 1979 with a BS Degree. He married Mary Ann Godfrey on April 27, 1968, in Duluth, Minn. He was proud to have served honorably in the United States Air Force for four years and to have received the Air Medal for outstanding achievement for civilian service during Desert Shield/Desert Storm while in the employ of United Parcel Service. He worked in the aircraft industry for 40 years. Previous employment was with North Central Airlines, Republic Airlines & Northwest Airlines, Pratt & Whitney Aircraft and United Parcel Service Air Group. He retired from aircraft maintenance with United Parcel Service in 2004. He loved traveling the world with his employment in the aircraft industry. When he retired, he enjoyed traveling in his Lazy Daze Motor Home and going to motorhome rallies making new friends and enjoying the country. Most of all he loved his Green Bay Packers and he was very proud to be a stockholder in the team.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Mary Ann; his brother, Wayne (Jeanne) Allar, Redwing, Minn.; his sister, Barbara (David) Lucht, Spencer; and various aunts, cousins, nephews and nieces.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents and parents, Raymond and Florence Allar, Medford.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
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