Allan Julius, age 77, of Omaha, NE, died on Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Esprit Whispering Memory Care in Omaha. He was born the oldest child of Corbett and Geraldine (Peterson) Julius on April 16, 1943, in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Allan loved his role of oldest brother to his 5 siblings. His early years were spent on the farm outside of Manson, IA, but the family later moved to town. Allan graduated from Manson High School in 1961. He excelled in many sports--basketball, football, and track. He also participated in One Act Plays. After high school he attended Fort Dodge Community College where he played basketball and football until he graduated with an associate degree in 1963. Allan then attended Northwest Missouri University in Maryville, Missouri where he was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity.
After finishing college, Allan moved to Omaha where he had a brief sojourn working at Kentucky Fried Chicken. Allan married Kathryn Riddle in 1969. They were married 33 years until her death in 2003. Allan and Kathy had one son, Mark, and twin granddaughters Kayla and Saxon.
Allan was preceded in death by his wife Kathryn; parents Corbett and Geraldine; sister Marge Legg; and brothers Jim and Lynn. Allan is survuived by his wife Nancy of Omaha; sons Mark Julius of Lake Manawa, IA; grandchildren Saxon and Kayla of Windsor, California; brother Mike Julius (Bruce Porter) of Twin Lakes, IA; and sister Jan (Denny) Flaherty of Pocahontas, IA; sisters-in-law Nancy Julius of Storm Lake, IA;, and Patty Julius of Maricopa, AZ; brother-in-law Budd Legg of Ames, IA
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