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Martin M. Allard

Martin M. (Marty) Allard

Jefferson, SD
1938, 793, Hill City, F-9, Member

Martin "Marty" M. Allard, 82, of Sioux City died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2001, at his residence.

Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Michael's Ca-tholic Church with the Rev. Robert M. Condon officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be 1 to 9 p.m. today, with family present 6:30 to 8 p.m., and a parish vigil service at 7 p.m., all at Larkin Northside Funeral Home.

Mr. Allard was born May 14, 1919, in Sioux City, the son of Edward and Edme (Montagne) Allard. He was raised in Jefferson, S.D., and attended grade school and high school in Jefferson. At the age of 16 he joined in the C.C.C. camp for two years. He served in the U.S. Army for four years during World War II. He was stationed in the European Theater and was wounded four times in Tunisia, North Africa. He received three Purple Hearts, a Bronze Star, and North Africa Combat Medal.

He married Dorothy M. Pinchot on Aug. 12, 1950, in Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sioux City. He had been the barman for the Sioux City Country Club and the Sioux City Elks Club. He owned and operated Marty's Tap for 40 years in Sioux City.

He was co-founder of the Sioux City Cribbage Association, and he helped start the Floyd Baseball Complex. He was a former member of the Sioux City Eagles and the Elks Club, and was a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans.

Survivors include his wife; a son and his wife, Mark and Rolynne Allard of Sioux City; four grandchildren, Daniel, Katie, Kara and Joshua; and a brother and his wife, Dean and Mary Allard of Lynnwood, Wash.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Ozzie and Vern; and a sister, "Jet" DeLaughter.

Pallbearers will be Steve Davis, John Tremmel, Paul Fitzpatrick, Don DeLaughter, Steve Swanson, Mark Spain, Carla Fitzpatrick, Bob Miller and Bob Stanek.

A memorial has been established in his name at St. Jude Children's Hospital.

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