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Allen A. Hawthorne

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“I had the priviledge of playing football for Coach Hawthorne in the 70's. We were afraid of him, respected and admired him all at the same time. He...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Wade Harlan - Houston, TX

“I'm so sorry to hear about Little Al. He was truly a great friend, coach and mentor. More memories and stories go with Al and his days than with...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Mike Manley - CO

“Coach...you were a dear friend and neighbor for many years. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. God Bless. Jeff and Joan Culpepper ”
3 of 20 | Posted by: Jeff and Joan Culpepper - TX

“I played 3 years of baseball and 2 years of football for Coach Hawthorne. I have many memories of Coach Hawthorne. I remember the finger poking and...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Carlos Lozada - Arlington, TX

“My condolences go out to Coach Hawthorne's Family. I had the opportunity to play 3 years of baseball at Baytown Sterling for Coach Hawthorne. He was...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Carlos Lozada - Arlington, TX

“I still tell stories about Coach Hawthorne. We called him popeye because he had huge forarms. I had many kicking contest with him before football...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Craig Russell - Sugar Land, TX

“I had the privilege of doing my student teaching under Al's supervision and later joined the coaching staff with Al. He took time to teach me much...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Jimmy Creel - College Station, TX

“Hello: Sorry for the lose, Coach Hawthorne was my Coach at Ross S. Sterling and he retired the same year of my Graduation. ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: Raymond Oliver - Highlands,Tx., TX

“Rest In Peace "Coach Hawthorne ". I didn't have the pleasure of playing sports for him, but I did test his nerves as he was my drivers ed teacher. He...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Wayne Zeagler - Baytown, TX

“He always asked for your best. He always gave his best. R.I.P. Coach Hawthorne. ”
10 of 20 | Posted by: Steven McHenry - Blue Springs, MO

“Cliff and I treasured "Coach" as a neighbor and our extended family. He shared many holiday and family meals with us. Our home was in Baytown,Tx...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: BONNIE VOWELL - ONALASKA, TX

“Al Hawthorne. What a legend he was at Baytown Sterling. There has never been a coach like him. He was salty, fair, and a very caring person. ...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Jennifer Manley - Baytown, TX

“As the daughter of Violet Kathrine Hawthore, I am sadded that Violet and our family did not have the opportunity to meet and get to know Allen. My...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Andrea Kastner

“Hi, My name is Joe and my wife is Phyllis. We were blessed to know and live next to Al in Loveland, CO.. We grew to love Al and Lady. Not a day went...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Mr and Mrs Joseph L Kittel - SD

“I am so sorry for your loss. I learned of Allen's death from his sister, my aunt. We have just started writing each other. I will let my two sisters...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Larry Kastner - Redwood City, CA

“I had the great joy of meeting my Uncle Al, my Mother's only brother, about 17 years ago. Mom and Al were separated during the depression as...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Marilyn mccarthy - Indianapolis, IN

“My sincere sympathy to Al's family. I work at his bank, and he always brightened my day whenever he came in. He recently told me some stories about...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Jean Walent - Loveland, CO

“Al was such a good neighbor and an interesting friend. He had a wonderful life and we will miss him a lot........Lady, too!! ”
18 of 20 | Posted by: Bob & Kathy Ticha - Loveland, CO

“Al- I will always remember your kindness and big heart. I am so glad I had the opportunity to know you-you will be truly missed. Melissa Daniels ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Melissa Daniels - Loveland, CO

“We've had the pleasure of treating Al in our office over the last two years. He quickly became one of our absolute favorite patients. Al (and his...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Ted Mioduski III DDS - Loveland, CO


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Allen Hawthorne, 80, of Loveland, passed away on October 29, 2010 at McKee Medical Center. He was born on July 28, 1930 to Allen A. and Fern (Paul) Hawthorne in Goodland, KS. He attended school at Denver West High School where he played football. He joined the US Navy and served during the Korean Conflict. In the early 1950's, he joined the Navy Reserves where he also played football. He attended college at University of Houston. Allen was a coach and teacher in Baytown, TX for Sterling High School and retired from teaching in 1978. He was a resident of Onalska, TX for 30 years and moved to Loveland in 2008. He was a huge advocate for animal rights and welfare. He loved the outdoors with all of the wildlife and wild flowers. He was preceded in death by his parents and aunt and uncle, John and Betty Paul. He is survived by a sister, Barbara Jean Horner of Pennsylvania; a niece, Marilyn (Joe) McCarthy of Indianapolis; close cousins, Judy Faye Paul and family, Larry Paul and family, Allen Paul and family; and numerous other cousins, nieces, and nephews. Graveside services will be held 2:30 pm Thursday at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Fort Collins.

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