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Allen Ivan Kuest

11 January, 193614 January, 2021

Kuest Allen Ivan – was born on January 11, 1936 to Reinold Kuest and Leona Fink-Kuest at Irvy, WA. Allen passed away on January 14, 2021 in Odsessa, WA. Allen graduated from Odessa High School in 1954 and was a lifelong farmer in Odessa. He is also the former owner of Al’s Roofing. Allen was a member of the Odessa VFW and served 4 years in the United States Army. He served as President for the Vernonia Oregon Booster Club and was also a member of the Odessa Riders Club, Marlin Gun Club and Deutschefest Beer Garden Chairman. Allen took pride in his community and spent his life taking care of others. Allen enjoyed following local sports, the Gonzaga Bulldogs, and the Seattle Seahawks. He also loved the Oregon coast. While not a golfer, he was a champion kibitzer, know-it-all-flag-tender, self-appointed one-man maintenance crew and the best caddy in town. Allen was above all a family man and is survived by his wife of 51 years, Joyce Kuest, sons Mike (Linda) Kuest, Mark (Sarah) Kuest, Larry (Aimee) Rider and Debbie Kuest. He is also survived by 18 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Per Allen request, there will be no services. Rest in Peace Allen. You will be sorely missed. Strate Funeral Home, Davenport, WA, is caring for the Kuest family.


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Allen Ivan Kuest

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