Lu Dean Allred, age 90, passed away on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, at his residence. He was born on May 13, 1932, in Charlo to George and Idella Allred. He had two brothers, George, Jr., and Merrill and one sister Reta Hanson.
He was raised in Charlo and graduated from Charlo High School. Dean owned Allred Trucking and spent some time in land development. Allred Trucking went to Alaska in the ‘70’s and worked on the pipeline. He married Bonnie Davis and together they had four children.
Dean was preceded in death by his son David, his grandson Cory Knipe, his brothers George and Merrill and his parents.
He is survived by his wife Bonnie, and his children, Deana (Ben), Heidi, Daniel (Lorie) and David Allred; seven grandchildren, Tony and Cory Knipe, Tara Nygaard Hosking, Sam, Jake, Josh, and Caleb Allred and nine great-grandchildren, his sister Reta Hanson as well as numerous nieces and nephews.