Allen G. Ahrens, 83, of Davenport passed away Sunday, July 3, 2011 at Genesis East. Funeral services will be held at 1 pm Thursday, July 7, 2011 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 4929 Wisconsin Avenue in Davenport. Visitation will be from 4-7 pm Wednesday at the mortuary and from 11 am-1 pm Thursday at the church. Burial with military honors will be at Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be made at www.rungemortuary.com.
He was born January 17, 1928 in Tipton, Iowa, the son of Louis and Wilhelmina (Moeller) Ahrens. He served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. On March 28, 1966 he married Socora M. Castel in Bettendorf. She preceded him in death on June 11, 2010.
Mr. Ahrens was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. His hobbies included carpentry, dancing, fishing, cooking and spending time with his grandchildren.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Paula Ahrens of Marshalltown, Iowa; sister Florence "Boots" Castel of East Moline, Illinois; grandchildren Casey Wolf, Kipp Ray, Kaley, Allen and Austin Dunnick, Samantha, Kristy and Jaylin Daniel, and Katelyn Ahrens.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by three brothers and five sisters.