EARLE—Allen Edward Earle, 87, of North Powder, passed away at his residence on Thursday, May 30, 2013.
No services are planned at this time.
Allen was born Sept. 26, 1925, in Tillamook, Ore. His parents were Sollie Allen Earl and Faye Leone Akerley Earl.
Allen was a lifelong resident of Florence and Reedsport. He attended school in Florence and at Lane Community College.
He served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II on the U.S. Oracle AM 103 Minesweeper.
He was honorably discharged as Fireman 1st Class, and his remains will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C.
On March 8, 1946, he married Patricia Marie Spencer. Allen was a rancher, logger and truck driver.
He loved his horses and horseback riding, as well as hunting and fishing.
Allen is survived by his children: Alana (Ron) West of North Powder, Deanna Hass of North Powder, Steven (Ronda) Earle, Michael Earle of Reedsport; siblings Wesley Earle of Florence; sister-in-law Margaret Earle of Reedsport, Melvin (Lexine) Earle of Florence, Louis (Peggy) Earle of Reedsport, Patsy (Harry) Schwartz of Elkton, Ore., and Wanda Gustophson of Portland; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia; parents Sollie and Faye; and two brothers, Lyle and Jon Rocklin Earl.
Loveland Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences to the family can be made at www. lovelandfuneralchapel.com.
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