Roberta (Bert) Lois Allen - 10/8/1937 to 1/25/2021
Bert was born Roberta Lois Horton 10/8/1937 to Lena Thomas Horton and Robert “Bud” Horton. She was the second of 6 children that included Ruby (Horton) Davis, Mary (Horton) Erker, William Horton, Betty (Horton) McCorkle and Louis Horton.
Roberta was working as a cook at a local drive in when the love of her life, Walter (Kay) Allen walked in and swept her off her feet. Kay and Roberta dated for quite some time before marrying August 31st, 1957 and had 4 children, Robert, Regina, Jeffrey and James. Roberta later went on to work as an office manager for Great Plains Chemical Company for many years. Kay and Roberta resided in Garden City Kansas until March of 2018 when they moved to Ft Lupton Colorado to be near their son, Jeff and his family.
Roberta died January 25, 2021 after a short illness, at Longmont United Hospital.
Roberta was proceeded in death by her parents, Lena and Bud Horton, her sisters, Ruby, Mary and Betty. Roberta left behind her husband of 63 years Walter “Kay” Allen, son Robert Allen of Tulsa Oklahoma, daughter Regina Allen of Wichita Kansas, son Jeffrey and Bandi Allen of Ft Lupton Colorado, son James and Robin Allen of Colorado Springs, Colorado, brother William and Susan Horton and brother Louis Horton, 14 grandkids, 18 great grandkids, 25 nieces and nephews and many great nieces and nephews who loved her dearly.
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