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Allen R. Poppe, 56

Mar 27, 2016

Allen Poppe

Formerly of Swea City Allen R. Poppe, age 56, of Minneapolis, formerly of Swea City, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly March 21, 2016 in Minneapolis.

Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 28, 2016 at the First United Methodist Church in Swea City, Iowa. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Riverside Cemetery of Blue Earth.

Allen was born July 21, 1959 to Dalton and Marge (More) Poppe in Blue Earth. He was confirmed at the Methodist Church in Swea City and graduated from Swea City High School.

He attended University of Northern Iowa and received his Bachelors Degree.

Following graduation he pursued his career in Minneapolis.

Allen enjoyed cars, photography, gardening and architecture. Family and friends meant a lot to Allen and he will be missed greatly.

He is survived by his parents; sibling, Janelle (Leroy) Ruse, of Muscatine, Iowa; niece, Kristy Ruse; uncle, Dennis (Paula) Poppe, of Fairmont; aunt, Carol More, of Blue Earth; cousins, Charles (Carol) More, David (Shauna) More, Paul (Susan) More and Mary (Bob) Bell; and best friend, Russ Nelson.

Allen was preceded in death by his grandparents; nephew, Travis Ruse; and uncles, Kenneth (Delores) More, Kenneth (Delores) Poppe and aunt; Maurrien (Jim) Haun.

Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com.