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Robert Dale “Bob” Allen 1962 - 2018
Ronald E. “Ron” Schepmann

Robert Dale “Bob” Allen, 56, passed away at his home, Sept. 24, 2018. He was born June 9, 1962, at Great Bend to Karl and Mary (Vonfeldt) Allen. A lifetime Great Bend resident, Bob was a member of the Prince of Peace Parrish at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. He worked in the oilfield.  

Survivors include, mother, Mary Allen of Great Bend; one son, Brandon Sharp and wife Heather of Baytown, Texas; one daughter, Kathrine Allen of Ellinwood; four brothers, Karl Allen, Jr. of Spring Mountain, Tenn., Willie Allen and wife Cora of Great Bend, Rick Allen and wife Jame of Great Bend and Leonard Allen and wife Stephanie of Hoyt; one sister, Brenda Montoya and husband Richard of Lubbock, Texas; and three grandchildren, Abbigiale Bieber of Hays and Eveluna Sharp and Brandon Sharp Jr., both of Baytown, Texas. He was preceded in death by his father, Karl Allen. 

There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Great Bend, with Father Ted Stoecklein presiding. Inurnment will be in the Golden Belt Memorial Park, Great Bend. Memorials are suggested to the Robert Allen Funeral Expense Fund, in care of Bryant Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Bryant Funeral Home

1425 Patton Road

Great Bend, KS  67530

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Oct. 4, 2018