The Ottumwa Courier

August 26, 2013

Jeanette Allan


Ottumwa Courier

---- — OTTUMWA — Jeanette E. Frech Allan, 88, of 1328 Glenwood Ave., died at 12:10 a.m. August 25, 2013, at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.

Jeanette was born August 30, 1924, in New Athens, Ill., to Albert Lloyd and Elsie Ann Koch Weible. She married Phil C. Frech in 1944. He preceded her in death in 1976. She married William Allan in 1983. He preceded her in death in 1989.

A 1942 graduate of New Athens High School, she graduated from the Conservatory for Music in 1944. She was also a bookkeeper for Autocrat Stove Company.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church in New Athens, Ill., where she served as organist for 62 years.

Surviving are two daughters, Peggy Idecker of New Athens, Ill., and Susan (Jim) Boxx of Ottumwa; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a niece, Beverly Westbrook of Peoria, Ill.

She is preceded in death by her parents; son-in-law, Gary Idecker; a brother, Lloyd Weible; and a nephew, Robert Weible.

The body has been taken from Reece Funeral Home to the Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, Ill.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Miller Chapel Church or Heartland Humane Society, PO Box 1149, Ottumwa, Iowa 52501.


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