Dale Edward Allen, age 80, of Bartley, Neb., passed away at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Saturday, September 25, 2021. He was born on the family farm in Frontier County, Neb., what is now Trail 7 at Medicine Creek Reservoir, to Clarence and Eleanor (Anderson) Allen. Dale attended rural school and graduated from Cambridge High School in 1960.
On November 11, 1962, Dale was united in marriage to Phyllis “Jeanie” Brown in Cambridge. The couple lived on a farm north of Cambridge. Dale was employed by the Cambridge CO-OP for over 26 years working as a floater operator for fertilizer applications. He also farmed and raised cattle before retiring. Dale enjoyed wood working, sculpturing metal, hunting, and fishing. Dale loved the history of Nebraska and would take trips to historic sites and museums.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Eleanor; grandson, Sean Michael Allen; brother, Donald and wife Marie; brothers-in-law: Aaron Menze, Rodney “Sonny” Hinz.
Dale is survived by his wife, Phyllis of Bartley; daughter, Paula and husband, Stuart Waugh of Cambridge; two sons: Steven Allen of Cambridge, Shawn and wife, Jeanette Allen of Holdrege, Neb.; 14 grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; two sisters: Pearl Hinz of Arapahoe, Neb.; Margaret and husband, Jerry Chipps of Kearney.
In keeping with Dale’s wishes of cremation, the family will have a private family service at a future date. Friends may leave on-line condolences at lockenourfh.com. Memorials may be left in Dale’s name to the Cambridge Museum. Lockenour-Jones Mortuary is entrusted with arrangements.
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