Memorial services for Brice Francis “Sonny” Allen, 65, Baldwin City, KS, will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, December 13, 2012 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. He died on December 9, 2012 at his home.
Sonny was born on July 5, 1947 in Loma Linda, CA the son of Brice and Margaret Frances (Nitsch) Allen.
He worked in construction on bridges.
He married Ricky White on February 14, 1992 in Lawrence, KS. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include his mother, Francis Nitsch, Baldwin City; two daughters, Angela Allen Kline, and husband, Jay, Wellsville, KS, Carmen El Grande, Overland Park, KS; one son, Christopher Allen, and wife, Kirsten, Lawrence; two step daughters, Bre Anne Hesseling, and husband, Lew, Dodgeville, WI, Kelli Kienzle, and husband, Randy, West Bend, WI; two step sons, Benjamin Doyle, Lawrence, KS, Matthew Doyle, and wife, Kristen, Lawrence, KS; 6 grandchildren; 16 step grandchildren; one brother, Roy Allen, and wife, Cheryl, Hutchison, KS; and one sister, Kandie Koehler, and husband, Gary, Overbrook, KS. He was preceded in death by his father, Brice Allen; one son, Michael Allen in July 2011; and one sister, Nancy Taylor.
The family will greet friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at the mortuary.
The family suggests memorials in his name to Grace Hospice and may be sent in care of the mortuary.