Andrew Lafayette "Andy" Allee Cheyenne Star, Cheyenne, OK Feb 1966 Submitted by: Wanda Purcell
Andrew Lafayette "Andy" Allee, 76, pioneer area stockman and Pueblo county resident since 1915, died early Friday at his family ranch home west of Pueblo.
Born in Mineral Wells, Texas, Allee had been an active cowboy since the age of 11, when he rode with a trail herd from Texas to the Chickasaw Indian Nation in Oklahoma.
He and his wife, Mrs. Leona G. Allee, were married Jun 11, 1911 in Hammon, Oklahoma.
They went to Pueblo in 1915 and Allee became foreman of the Bar J. H. Land and Livestock Company and later the Tompkins Cattle Company.
He started the Livesey Ranch in 1935 for Arthur and Allen, contractors, and later moved to Westcliffe where he owned and operated a 10,000 acre ranch for three years. He then returned to Pueblo and purchased the Livesey Ranch.
Allee was a past president of the Pueblo County Stockmen's Association; past board member of the boards of Pueblo Saddle Club and the Colorado farm bureau. He also belonged to the Rocky Mountain Farmer's Union and the Elks.
In addition to his widow, he is survived by four sons; Clarence B. Allee of Pueblo; Dale D. Allee of the ranch; Leonard W. Allee of Canon City; and A. J. Allee of Riverside, California; three daughters, Mrs. Margaret Danielson of Pueblo; Mrs. Hazel Gist of Denver; and Mrs. Ruth Wilsoxson of Colorado Springs; his sister, Mrs. Margaret Hardwood of Riverside, California; sixteen grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; as well as other relatives and numerous friends.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at Davis Mortuary, the Rev. W .C. Cornelison officiating. Elks Rite will be held at Pueblo Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Allee was reared in this vicinity and married here.
His wife was the former Gertrude Sullivan, who was also reared in this community.
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