Dwight L. Allmon, age 85 of South Wayne, died on Friday May 26, 2017 at the Monroe Clinic Hospital. He was born on May 5, 1932 in Mound Valley, Kan., the son of Willis and Clara (Kelley) Allmon. He was a graduate of Mound Valley High School and of Labette County Junior College. Dwight was a Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 to 1954 during the Korean War. Dwight and Patricia Welsh were married on June 30, 1973 in Boscobel.
He was a Nutrena Feeds salesman in Kansas City, Mo., a police officer in Kansas City, Mo., a police officer in Boscobel, a plant manager for Milk Specialties in Browntown, a Sergeant of the Security Guard for West Towne Mall in Madison, and he was a Municipal Judge for 32 years for the Village of South Wayne.
Dwight was past Post Commander for the Kansas City V.F.W. 1963-1964, a member of the Steuben American Legion, also a member of the Korean War Veterans Association. He was a certified firearms safety instructor. Dwight was also a former member of the South Wayne volunteer Fire Department.
He most of all loved spending time with his family, hunting, fishing and taking care of the South Wayne Veterans Park. He was proud to have served his country. He showed his patriotism whenever and wherever he could. Dwight loved to tell stories if you had a minute or even if you didn’t. He also loved to hang out and have coffee every morning at Sherell Jeans.
Surviving are his children, Sandra (Jim) Paske of Poynette, Alan (Carol) Allmon of Bloomington, Minn., Jennifer (Randy) Sigafus of South Wayne, Jason (Karma) Allmon of LeClaire, Iowa; step children, Jamie Beebe of New Glarus, and Jeff Welsh of Bell Center, Wis.; nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He is predeceased by his parents; wife, Patricia and a brother, Donald Allmon.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 2, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in South Wayne, with Pastor Dennis Perger officiating. Burial will be in the Union Cemetery in South Wayne. A visitation will be held on Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Northern Illinois Chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association. The Hanson Funeral Home is serving the family. Condolences may be sent to the family at: shriner111.com