Allen L. Quenon

Allen L. Quenon

Allen L. Quenon

April 30, 1924 - March 26, 2009

Our dear, gentle Allen was a beloved father, husband, grandfather, great-grandfather and loyal friend to all the people lucky enough to meet him. Allen, known to many as Big Al, Slim or AQ was born in Weld County, Colo. From there his family returned to his hometown of Pekin Ill. where he grew up on a working farm and attended a one room country school. Allen could not wait to see the world and joined the U.S. Navy at age 17 in 1953. He served on a mine sweeper as a gunners mate in the Pacific theater for — yrs. After the Navy Allen started a career in trucking and logged over 2 million miles on the road - pretty impressive! Over all his years on the road, Allen has visited all 50 states numerous times. As an avid golfer, Allen was also lucky enough to have had two hole-in-ones. Allen loved to entertain and celebrate life with his loved ones and will be remembered as a dear, sweet, caring man that touched so many people in his life.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Meredith; his daughter, Carol Ann Haste and her husband, Larry; two grand sons, Jim and Scott Haste; son, Dan Quenon; three great-granddaughters Ashley, Jessica, and Abigail, all in the Peoria area of IL, and his step sons, James Harris and his wife, Mischelle, of Lahaina Hawaii, and Richard Harris and his wife, Barbara, of Sequim, Wash. Allen and Meredith have lived in Medford, Ore., for the past 18 yrs. after moving from Glendale, Calif.

A Memorial Service for Allen will be held at the First United Methodist Church, Main Street, Medford, Thursday, April 2, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. Further, an inurnment and Honor Guard ceremony will be held at the Eagle Point National Cemetery on Friday, April 3, 2009, at 2 p.m. - Friends welcomed.

Donations Requested: TIMEQuality time spent with your own family and friends while they are still among us on this earth.

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