August H. J. “Bud” Allers, 87, of Perryville and formerly of Jackson passed away Sunday, December 13, 2015 at St. Francis Medical Center.

He was born August 24, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, son of Henry T. and Amanda Frank Allers. He married Evelyn E. Wachter on November 29, 1969 at Shawneetown. She preceded him in death on July 23, 2006.

August was baptized and confirmed at Hanover Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson. August worked for Shawneetown Feed and Seed for many years. He enjoyed raising cattle and crop farming with his brother, Charles.

Survivors include his sister in law Pauline Allers of Altenberg; one niece, Anna (finance’ Timmy Cook) Cook of Altenburg; one nephew, Paul Allers of Altenberg; two great nieces Kristie (Robert) Hoxey and Shania Cook both of Altenburg.

In addition to his wife he was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Charles Allers.

Friends may call Saturday, December 19th, from 1:00 pm until time of service at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center. Memorial service will be Saturday, at 3:00 pm with the Rev. Jason Shaw officiating.

Interment will follow at a later date in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church or to the Allers family.

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  1. Rick Hoffman

    I am sadden to hear that Bud has passed away. He was always such a friendly and caring person. I am sure he is enjoying a wonderful time in heaven as a reward for all his kindness and concern that he extended to all he met. I will be out of town on Saturday and regretfully will not be able to personally extend my thoughts to many of Bud’s family that I have had the privilege to know.

  2. Pauline your and your family have my sympathy for the lost of Bud. I am not able to be at the funeral today because I have to be somewhere else. I didn’t remember what year Evelyn died but I knew it was about a month after Charley Wachter Died

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