Allen R. Berrett
April 6, 1930 ~ July 23, 2018
Our loving friend, father, and grandfather, Allen R. Berrett passed away July 23, 2018, in his home. He was born April 6, 1930, in Ogden, Utah, the third of nine children of Charles R. and Myrtle F. Berrett. He spent his early years in North Ogden, Utah.
He attended North Ogden, JR. High and graduated from Weber High. In 1948, he was awarded a basketball scholarship to Utah State University, in Logan, Utah. He left USU in 1950.
He married Loleta Bowman January 21, 1951.
Allen was inducted into the U.S. Army April, 1951. He spent one year in Korea during the Korean conflict.
After being honorably discharged he return to USU, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He was employed by the International Harvester Co., Thiokol Corp., the Boeing Co. and the aerospace division of Hercules Inc.
Allen was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served several callings in the Roy 14th Ward and was a high priest.
Surviving are Allen’s daughter, Lee Ann (Joseph) Tansock; and his five grandchildren: Kyle Tansock, Katie Tansock, Karlie Tansock, Allison Christensen, and Clint (Kylee) Christensen.
Allen was proceeded in death by his wife, Loleta; and his daughter, JoAnn (Michael) Christensen.
In lieu of flowers, the family request a contribution in Allen’s name be made to the American Cancer Society.
Funeral Service will be held Friday, July 27, 2018, 11 a.m. with a visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. and services beginning at 11 at the Roy 14th Ward building, 5850 South 2575 West, in Roy. Interment at the Roy City Cemetery.
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