Howard Allie Obituary

Howard E. Allie
Howard Allie
Howard E. Allie

May 17, 1924 - November 4, 2008
Born in Jewell, IA
Resided in Windsor Heights, IA
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Howard E. Allie, 84, passed away peacefully to Heaven surrounded by his family on Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, November 7, 2008 at Glen Echo Christian Church with burial to follow at Glendale Cemetery.

Howard was born in Jewell, Iowa and has lived in the Des Moines area since 1954. He married Louise Gans in 1948 and they had four children: Thomas Eugene (Mary) Allie of Johnston, Connie (Pat) O'Brien of Urbandale, Diane (John) Gonias of Oakland Township, Michigan, David (Susie) Allie of Des Moines; seven grandchildren: Sheila Griffith, Shannon Mullins, Kevin Turner, Ashley Gonias, Timothy Allie, Laura Allie and Michael Allie; two great grandchildren: Steven Mullins and Jordan Griffith. In 1975 he married Judy
Poole, and is also survived by his step son, Randy Poole. Howard was preceded in death by his parents, Byrd and Amanda Allie.

In the 1960's, Howard founded Plaza Motors/RV. He was a WWII Army Veteran, a member of Glen Echo Christian Church, the West Des Moines Elks Club and was a past member of the Des Moines Men's Barber Shop Choir. Howard enjoyed singing in the church choir. He loved hunting, fishing, golf, TV game shows, woodworking projects and special times with his family.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, Thursday at Westover Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Kidney Foundation, P.O. Box 364 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406, Mercy Hospice in Johnston or Glen Echo Christian Church.


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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Thursday, November 6, 2008
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Glen Echo Christian Church
4323 Douglas Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Friday, November 7, 2008
11:00 AM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Friday, November 7, 2008


Mercy Hospice Johnston
5820 Winwood Drive
Johnston, IA 50131
Glen Echo Christian Church
4323 Douglas Avenue
Des Moines, IA