Allen, Robert C. “Bob”

Robert C. “Bob” Allen, 97, of Rockford, died June 8, 2014 in Rockford Memorial Hospital.

Born Dec. 31, 1916, in Darlington, Wisconsin, the son of John G. and Eleanor C. Allen.

1936 graduate of Beloit High School.

U.S. Army Air Force for 4 years. He completed 35 missions with the Eighth AAF Bomber Station in England as a B-17 co-pilot and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.

Olson Funeral and Cremation Services, Court Street United Methodist Church, East Lawn Cemetery, Beloit, Wisconsin.

Source: Rockford Register-Star June 11, 2014