David Van Allen – May 15, 1920/January 5, 2013

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van_allen_1357586487David Van Allen, of DeSoto, Texas, was born in Paterson, New Jersey, on May 15, 1920, the son ofLydia (Kliphouse) and Edward Van Allen.  He passed away January 5, 2013, in Dallas, Texas, at age 92.

jaynesHe is survived by his wife of 70 years, Josephine Van Allen; daughter, Ruth Smith and her husband David; grandchildren, Kelly Sobieski and husband, Cody, David Smith and his wife, Brichelle, and Jason Smith; great-grandchildren, Jake and Lilly Sobieski; sister, Lydia Fawcett of Cedarville, Ohio; and a brother, James Van Allen of Hawthorne, New Jersey.

Memorial services are 11:00 am, Tuesday, January, 8, 2013, at Jaynes Memorial Chapel in Duncanville, Texas, with Pastor Richard Ellis officiating.