This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, SSG Allen L. Abbott, 34 years old, born on October 16, 1975, and passed away on May 1, 2010. We will remember him forever.

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January 17, 2013

Allen Lee Abbott, 35, of Brady, passed away May 1, 2010, at his home.
He was born Oct. 16, 1975, in Atwood, Kan., to Dale and Shirley (Vrbas) Abbott. He attended McCook Westward Elementary School and Gibbon High School and graduated in 1994.
Allen married Jyl Lyn Applegarth on Sept. 9, 1995, in Wauneta.
He loved spending time with his family. Allen enjoyed fishing; camping and being at the lake. He loved to ride his Harley motorcycle. He was active in his children's lives. Allen was active in the military and Nebraska National Guard, including time in Afghanistan where he enjoyed learning about the rural communities and he bonded with the children there.
Survivors include his wife, Jyl L. Abbott, of Brady; daughter, Baleigh Abbott; son, Jaden Abbott; father, Dale Abbott; mother, Shirley Abbott; sister, Jill (Rodney) Gomez; brother, Jason (Sandy) Abbott; four nephews and two nieces; and many other family members and friends.
Allen was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Delbert Abbott and Thelma Clack; maternal grandfather, Charlie Vrbas.
A memorial has been established in his name and online condolences can be made
Services will be at 11 a.m., Friday, May 7, at Adams & Swanson Chapel. Burial will follow at Fort McPherson National Cemetery with military honors.
Visitation will be today from noon to 9 p.m. and Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home.

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