MALAD – Spencer Frank Allen, 69, 225 N. 100 West, Malad, died Tuesday (06 July 1982) in Oneida County Hospital.
He was born May 3, 1913, in Wellsville, Utah, to Spencer F. and Sara Darley Allen. He grew up and was educated in Malad, where the family farmed in Pocatello Valley just west of Malad. He was a graduate of Malad High School and later attended Idaho State University and received his Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering at the University of Idaho in 1938.
He married Duluth Apgood September 7, 1937, in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple. In 1940, he moved to Seattle, Washington where he was employed and Civil Service. He later moved to Spokane, Washington, with the Civil Service and later worked for the City of Spokane. In 1954, he returned to Malad to operate the family farm.
He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served a mission in the eastern Canada area in 1933. He also served as branch and ward clerk, second counselor in the bishopric, and was serving as financial ward clerk in the Malad Fourth Ward at the time of his death. He was a member of the Farm Bureau organization.
He is survived by his wife, Malad; two daughters, Stephanie Allen, Culver City, Calif., and Mrs. Ray (Darlene) Althouse, Twin Falls; one grandson; two brothers, Darley J. Allen, Sunnyside , Wash., and Earl G. Allen, Malad; and one sister Mrs. Pollie A. Fitch, Rexburg.
Funeral services were held noon Friday in the Malad LDS Fourth Ward chapel with Bishop Clarence Kent officiating. Burial was in the Malad City Cemetery.