Obit: Allar, Gordon Lee #2 (1944 - 2015)
Contact: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Allar, Freeck, Godfrey, Mundt
----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 4/28/2015
Allar, Gordon Lee (14 JAN 1944 - 27 JAN 2015)
Gordon Lee Allar, age 71, passed away on January 27, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on January 14, 1944 in Medford to Raymond and Florence (Freeck) Allar.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Mary Ann; his brother, Wayne Allar and wife Jeanne, Redwing, Minn.; sister, Barbara and husband David Lucht, Spencer; and various aunts, cousins, nephews and nieces.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents; parents, Raymond and Florence (Freeck) Allar, Medford.
He graduated from Medford High School in 1962. Gordy graduated 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 the United Parcel Service. He worked in the aircraft industry for 40 years. Previous employment was with North Central Airlines, Republic Airlines and 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 motorhome 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.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 9 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Medford, with Pastor Brian Mundt officiating. Interment will take place on Monday, May 11 at 1 p.m. at Spooner Veterans Cemetery in Spooner. Military rites will be conducted by the Loyal American Legion Post No. 175.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
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