April 21, 1940—January 8, 2018
Allan Phillip DeVoe of Jerome died January 8, 2018 at St Luke’s Hospital in Twin Falls after a courageous battle with COPD. He was born April 21, 1940, at St Valentine’s Hospital in Wendell, ID to Philip H. and Olive M. (Meyers) DeVoe of Jerome. He joined an older brother, James.
Allan attended school in Jerome and then joined the Navy. After his discharge he lived in California for several years working in the shipyards. He married Irene D’Antonio and they had two daughters, April and Wendy. They were later divorced.
Allan returned to Jerome and attended Twin Falls Business College. He then went to work for Smith Pump and Drilling as a bookkeeper and later doing pump work and drilling.
Allan married Wanda Richards and they had a daughter, Holly, and a son, Michael. They were later divorced.
Allan married Norma (Mohr) Glenn and together they raised her two children, Jeffrey L. and Heather D. (Willis) Glenn.
Allan spent the first of his work career doing pump work and drilling then working as a mill supervisor for several mining companies. He spent the last fifteen and a half years before his retirement working for PerforMix Nutrition as a customer repair service tech.
Allan is survived by his wife, Norma, and his 4 children and 2 stepchildren, 11 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren with one on the way and his sister-in-law, Karen Nedbalek. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother; and brother-in-law, Donald Nedbalek.
Allan had a great love for all dogs and for planting trees. In lieu of flowers the family suggests either a donation to the Jerome Animal Shelter or the Twin Falls Humane Society or just plant a tree in his honor.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 12, 2018 at Farnsworth Mortuary, 1343 S Lincoln Ave, Jerome, ID with burial to follow at Jerome Cemetery.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family on Allan’s memorial webpage at www.farnsworthmortuary.com.