Robert (Bob) Allen
Robert (Bob) Allen passed away Friday, March 29th at his home in rural Claremore at the age of
79. Bob moved the family to Oologah in 1978 to be closer to Oologah Lake. He loved fishing and camping and the family spent most weekends doing just that. Bob worked at PSO, at units 3&4 as a heavy equipment operator, under the supervision of Vic Nichols. He retired in 1995 after 26 yrs with the company. In 1986, he bought a house in the Blue Creek area where he lived until his passing. Bob is survived by his wife of 44 yrs, Betty. He has three daughters, whom all attended Oologah school, Cyndi Hoogendoorn of Talala and her husband Jay, Teresa Lake of Broken Arrow, and Missy Mahan and her husband Tim of Broken Arrow, and his grandchildren, Jacci Alvarez of St. Louis, Blake Nix of Long Beach CA, Derek Allen of Claremore, Dylan Collier of Tulsa, and Forrest, Abby, Adam, Maggie, Daniel, and Kathryn Long all from Oologah. Jacci just recently gave Bob his first great-grandchild, Everly Alvarez. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.