Allen Rhodes, 57

Wednesday, August 13, 2003

Allen Edwin (Peterson) Rhodes, 57, of Glenns Ferry, died at his residence on Thursday Aug. 7, 2003.

Graveside services were held on Monday, Aug. 11, at Mountain View Cemetery in Mountain Home.

Allen was born June 26, 1946, in Huron, S.D., the son of Edwin Peterson and Patsy (Shoultz) Peterson.

The family moved to Washington State where he attended school in Tacoma and college in Pullman. He joined the Navy, spending 23 years in the service as an electrician and Navy recruiter. He retired as a Chief Petty Officer.

Later, he worked 8 years at Madigan Hospital and wire manufacturing in Tacoma.

Allen later married Corinne Palmer and had two daughters, Hanna and Mandy.

In 2002 Allen moved to Mountain Home to be close to his mother and sister. After a period of time he moved to his own home in Glenn's Ferry by the Snake River.

He spent his days there doing his favorite thing, sitting on the bank fishing.

Allen is survived by: his mother, Patsy Micheau; sister Janet Hoefft of Mountain Home; three sons, Brian, Stan and Seth of Kalispel, Mont.; two daughters, Hanna and Mandy of Tacoma; two nieces, a nephew and several grandchildren.