Glen N. Allen


Glen N. Allen, 69, of Galesburg, passed away at 6 a.m., Sunday, May 24, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family and friends.

He was born May 3, 1946, to Walter E. and Norma E. Allen in Parsons, KS. He grew up on the family farm near Galesburg and attended Galesburg schools. Glen graduated from Galesburg High School. He then attended Independence Community Junior College from 1964-1966.

Glen was married to Lela Ann Pierce, of Independence, KS, from December 30, 1965 until their divorce on December 30, 2008.

Glen worked at various businesses throughout his life. McManus Tractor Implement Company in Manhattan, KS, Bush Hog in Galesburg as a draftsman and later as a supervisor. Princess Homes, Adventure Line, IMI Business Forms, Neosho County Sheriff’s Department as a Detective, Allen Investigation Agency, Day & Zimmermann, Inc. in Parsons, KS for 29 yrs. Glen had, also, been Galesburg City Mayor for a number of years and Fire Chief of the Galesburg City Fire Dept.

Glen had a love of antique tractors, farming, and cattle. Glen farmed all his life East of Galesburg where he grew up.

Glen is survived by a daughter, Stacie Carter of Kansas City, MO and a son, Stuart Allen of Galesburg, KS, three grandsons, Charles and Jonathan Kraft, and Daniel Allen. One great grandson Robert Allen, 3 nieces and numerous great nieces and great nephews. Glen was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Gary Allen, and a sister, Lois Ann.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Friday, May 29, 2015 at the Carson-Wall Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Frech officiating. The family will receive friends at the Carson-Wall Funeral Home, Friday from 1 until service time. Memorials are suggested to the Galesburg Relief Fund and these may be left at or mailed to the funeral home 112 N. 26th St., P.O. Box 942, Parsons, KS 67357. Online condolences may be left at

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