Harold Allman


Harold Edwin Allman, 89, of Hedrick, died at 7:15 a.m. July 23, 2022 at Serenity Hospice House in Oskaloosa.

He was born December 6, 1932 on the family farm near Fremont to Eddie A. and Luella M. Goehring Allman. Harold married Doris Williams July 16, 1953. She preceded him in death September 20, 2007.

A 1951 graduate of Fremont High School, he served in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1953 during the Korean War. After returning from the Army, he came home and farmed the rest of his life.

Harold had been a Keokuk County 4-H leader, he enjoyed camping at the Iowa State Fair, trout fishing and gardening. His family always came first; his grandchildren were his pride and joy.

Surviving are three sons, Steven Allman of Van Horne, Mike (Deb) Allman of Eddyville, and Dan (Andrea) Allman of Oskaloosa; two daughters, Cindy (Larry) Van Genderen of Eddyville and Kathy (Walter) Kamerick of Ottumwa; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Paul Vernon (Delores Elaine) Allman of Hedrick.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and 2 daughters-in-law.

Visitation will be open at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 27th at Reece Funeral Home with the family present to greet friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, July 28th at Reece Funeral Home with Pastor Bill Hornback officiating. For those unable to attend, the service may be viewed live on the Reece Funeral Home Facebook page. Burial will be at Abel Cemetery near Fremont.

Memorials may be made to Serenity Hospice House in Oskaloosa or Keokuk County Expo grounds.

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