Sandra Jean Allen, 73 years old | News, Sports, Jobs


Sandra Jean Allen, 73, Cedar Rapids, returned home to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 17, 2022, with her family by her side. Friends may visit family at Teahen Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 23 from 4 to 6 p.m., with time for reflection and sharing from 6 to 7 p.m.

Sandra is survived by her husband, Ronald; sons, Michael (Jill) Allen, of Cedar Rapids, and Matthew (Nicole) Allen, of Robins; daughter, Melissa Murray, of Robins; grandchildren: Stacia (Curtis) Otto, of Alburnett, Delaney Allen, of Oxford, Baileigh Allen, of Cedar Rapids, Gaige Allen, of Robins, Justin (Kaitlyn) Allen, stationed in Ft. Hood, Texas, Lucas Allen of Cedar Rapids and Dax Murray of Robins; great-granddaughter, Amelia Otto, of Alburnett; brothers, Jim Sharp, Steven (Donna) Sharp; and his sister, Susan Bashar.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister-in-law, Joan Sharp; and his nephew, Robert Sharp.

Sandra was born November 29, 1948 in Marshalltown, the daughter of Louis and Helen (Ingledue) Sharp. She graduated in 1967 from Marshalltown High School and Gerald’s School of Hair Design and Cosmetology in 1968. Sandra married Ronald Allen Jr. on August 9, 1968 at First Friends Church in Marshalltown. She was a freelance esthetician for St. Luke’s East and West Living Centers and retired from Sally Beauty Supply.

Sandra knew the Lord and was a strong believer. If she knew you, she probably prayed for you.

Memorials may be addressed to his family.

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