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Welcome to the memorial page for

Gerald Dean McAllister

July 13, 1931 ~ May 10, 2019 (age 87)

Gerald Dean McAllister, passed peacefully in Glendale, Arizona surrounded by his friends and family. He was given a full life of love, but was chosen by our Lord to go at the age of 87. He was born in Coldwater, Kansas on July 13th 1931 to two hardworking parents, Everett McAllister and Goldie Schultz McAllister. Raised alongside his two brothers, he graduated from East High School and joined the army at 18 in 1953 to serve his country during the Korean War. Soon after, Dean began his long career in Beechcraft working as a crew chief for 41 years. In November of 1955, he met and married his faithful wife of 63 years, Ellen Maxine Webb McAllister. Together they raised three loving children. Survivors include his wife Ellen Maxine McAllister; brothers  Robert and Max McAllister; children  Karen (Randy) Herrman, Kay (Harvey) Jones, and Kevin (Janette)  McAllister;  several grandchildren, a great-grandson and other family and friends. Memorials to Bethany United Methodist Church. Share condolences at www.CozineMemorial.com.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Bethany United Methodist Church
1601 S. Main, Wichita KS 67213

 Service Information

Graveside Service
May 31, 2019

2:00 PM
Crown Hill Cemetery
E. Main and County Rd. 15
Coldwater, KS 67029

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