Paul E. Allen, age 74, of Nebraska City, passed away early Monday, May 20, 2019, at St. Elizabeth’s Regional Medical Center in Lincoln.
Paul was born on Aug. 18, 1944, at Plattsmouth; the son of Floyd Leslie and Grace Emma (Graham) Allen.  He attended school in Nebraska City and graduated from the Nebraska City High School with the Class of 1962.  
He entered the U.S. Army National Guard in 1964 and honorably served until his discharge in 1970.
On May 13, 1967, he was united in marriage to Linda Ann Gress at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Nebraska City and to this union four children were born:  Matthew, Paula, Joni and James.  
Paul was a long-time farmer and purebred livestock producer; a job that he truly loved.
Prior to his career in farming, he worked at the former Safeway Grocery Store in Nebraska City.
He was a member of St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, the Polled Hereford Association and a 4-H Leader for many years.  He was always very proud of his family; they were his greatest love!
He is survived by his wife Linda of Nebraska City; three children:  Paula Aldana and husband Jose,
Joni Flewelling and husband Dennis and James Allen and wife Chrissy all of Nebraska City; 11 grandchildren:  Ashlee Miller and husband Jason, Adam Aldana and fiance’ Lauren Ball, Aaron Aldana, Andrew Aldana, Aidan Aldana, Michael Flewelling, Bryant Flewelling and wife Kassie, Matthew Flewelling, Nicholas Allen and fiance’ Bergan Johnston, Kealii Allen and Jhett Allen; three great-grandchildren:  Ryan and Elijah Miller and Addy Flewelling, numerous nieces, nephews, other family and many friends.
He was preceded in death by an infant son Matthew Allen in 1969, six brothers and sisters:  Marie, Dorothy, Orlane, Betty, Fred and Cliff, as well as his parents.
A Mass of Christian Burial was to be held on Friday (5/24) at 10:30 a.m. at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Nebraska City.  Burial was to follow at St. Benedict’s Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Army National Guard Funeral Honors Detail.
The family was to greet friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday (5/23) evening at Gude Mortuary in Nebraska City.  The Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m.
Memorials may be given to Lake Waconda Association, 2200 W. Shore Drive, Union, NE 68455.
Remembrances may be left at Gude Mortuary in Nebraska City is in charge of arrangements.