March 3, 1961 - September 11, 2016

Dennis "Butch" "Papa" Allen passed away September 11, 2016 in Jacksonville, Ore. He was born March 3, 1961 in San Gabriel, Calif.

Butch graduated from Los Altos High in 1979. He was a lover of all things outdoors. He loved fishing, hunting, camping, rafting, and NASCAR. He was a hard worker and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He was always there for anyone who needed help and will be sorely missed by all.

He is survived by his devoted wife, Virginia (Ginger) Allen; daughter, Shelbie Allen; step-children, Daniel Pankowski and Sara Bettencourt; grandson, Hudson Miranda; granddaughter, Karli Bettencourt; two sisters, JoAnn Vail of Gold Hill, Ore. and Pamela Kresan of Lolo Mont.; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his honor may be made to the American Cancer Society.