Allan John Pickert, 73, of Lee’s Summit, MO, passed peacefully on August 5th, 2022. Allan was preceded in death by his parents Claron and Anna Pickert and son Thomas Pickert. Allan leaves behind his wife Jo, children; Valerie Paxton (Chris), Lawrence Pickert (Stephanie), Christine Reynolds (Michael), Mary Hungerford (Eric), Katherine Beebe (Justin), daughter-in-law, Emily Riegel, 16 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, brother Roger Pickert (Dona), sisters Margaret Paesch (Ronald), and Linda Andalikiewicz (Joseph).
Allan was born in Peoria IL, and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. He served in the Vietnam war, and while there exchanged letters with Jo. They married upon his return, on May 30, 1970.
He was passionate about Kansas City sports, especially the Royals and Chiefs, keeping up with all the players and stats.
Allan lived his life with no regrets. Of all the things he learned from his parents, what he valued the most was his closeness to his family and how proud of them he was. He wanted to be remembered as a godly, family man, and often spoke about one day going to heaven and meeting Jesus and living with the angels.