Allen Kenneth Noble, age 65 of Austin, Minnesota became an Angel on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at his home after a long hard battle with cancer. Allen was born on September 28, 1950 to Kenneth and Louise (Allen) Noble of Sparta, Wisconsin. He attended school in Sparta. In 1967 Allen entered military service in the United States Army. During his military duty he served in Germany, and in Vietnam from 1969 until his honorable discharge 1971. Allen was a proud veteran. After his 2 tours of service, Allen met and married Sandy Stephen. Together they raised one child, Teresa, born May 2, 1975. They later divorced. Allen spent much of his time with his daughter Teresa, son-in-law Bob, his 4 granddaughters, Samantha Bahl 23, Katelin Bahl 18, Lily Halvorson 7, and Elly Halvorson, 7. All 5 of his girls meant the world to him. He also enjoyed his cribbage games with his buddies Johnson and Doc, his rides to the casino in his 1967 Chevy Impala convertible and helping anyone who needed it. Allen had the kindest heart and would give anyone he knew the shirt off his back.
Allen is survived by his daughter, Teresa (Robert) Halvorson of Brownsdale, MN; four granddaughters, Samantha Bahl of Austin, Katelin Bahl of Moose Lake, Elly and Lily Halvorson of Brownsdale; his sisters, Karen (Steve) Steward of Des Moines, IA, Linda (Vern) Fossum of Duluth, Debra Turnage of Fort Wayne, IN, Mary McFarland of Hibbing, Betty (Carl) Roe of Lake City, Diane (Luther) Trevino of Waco, TX; two brothers, Mike (Shawn) Noble of Rochester and Charles Noble of Stillwater; his 24 nieces and nephews, and many other relatives and friends. Allen is preceded in death by his parents Kenneth and Louise and two brothers, Gary and Douglas.
Memorial services will be held on Monday, July 11, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at Worlein Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Steve Steward officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Preston, at 2:00 p.m. Monday. Worlein Funeral Home of Austin is assisting the family with arrangements.