Steve Allen, 64, Huntingburg

Steve AllenSteve Allen, 64, of Huntingburg, died Monday (September 23) at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. He was born December 13, 1948, in Birmingham, Alabama, to James Woodrow and Vivian (Fuller) Allen. He married Paula S. Preston March 18, 1983, in Louisville.

Steve was a restaurant owner and operated the Dairy Queen in Huntingburg. He attended Salem United Church of Christ in Huntingburg, enjoyed golfing and bass fishing, and was a decorated Army veteran of the Viet Nam War.

He is survived by his wife, Paula; three daughters, Candace and husband Christopher Allen Francis, Louisville, Christi West, Louisville, and Jessica and husband Dustin Schmett, Huntingburg; two brothers, Tammy Allen and Randy Allen, both of Louisville; and six grandchildren, Gavin and Reed Francis, Logan and Lukas West, and Colton and Reagan Schmett.

Funeral services at 11 a.m. (EDT) Thursday at the Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg with burial following in Fairmount Cemetery. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the V.F.W. Post #2366 Memorial Detail. Pastor Mark West will officiate at the service. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Nass and Son Funeral Home. Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be share with the family online at

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