H. MARSHALL ALLEN (1943-2016) LOCAL 10 DES MOINES

H. MARSHALL ALLEN (1943-2016) LOCAL 10 DES MOINES

03/11/2016

Herbert Marshall Allen, of Des Moines, passed away on Friday, March 11, 2016. Marshall was born on December 5, 1943 in Des Moines to Thelma (Wallace) and Herbert F. Allen.

Marshall graduated from Lincoln High School in 1962 and lettered in football and baseball. He served proudly in the U.S. Marine Corp. Reserves. Marshall retired after 30 years of loyal, dedicated service as Sergeant of the Des Moines Police Department. In his free time he enjoyed fishing, hunting, collecting Larry Anderson's Wildlife artwork and watching the St. Louis Cardinals.

Marshall is survived by his children, Brad (Elizabeth) Allen, of Colorado and Michelle (Tom) McHugh of California; four grandchildren, Benjamin, Brendan, Kate and Fiona; siblings, Fred Lloyd (Fran) Allen and Marilyn Kay Allen; and other loving family and special friends. He will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 SW 9th Street. Family will greet friends starting at 12 p.m. noon on Saturday at the funeral home until service time. He will be laid to rest at McDonald North Cemetery in Winterset, Iowa.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Des Moines Police Burial Association in memory of Marshall.

On-line condolences may be expressed at  www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com

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