Allen Loyd Brodecker, 84, of Osage Beach, Missouri passed away on May 17, 2018. He was born in Topeka, Kansas on September 10, 1933 to Melvin and Helen Brodecker.
He was married to his college sweetheart and best friend, Sue (Benson) Brodecker for 60 years. Allen was affectionately called Buss as a nickname, by most everyone who knew him, because he wore buster brown shoes as a child. Buss served in the United States Army from 1953 to 1955. He worked in grocery store management, and the real estate field until after his children were born. He started working for Pizza Hut, Inc. as an area general manager until he became the National Franchise Director through 1974. He then ventured out into Pizza Hut Franchise ownership, while also owning and operating several other restaurants in the lake area until he retired in 2006.
Buss is survived by his wife Sue, his son Craig (Renate), his daughter Stacy (John) Maples, five grandchildren, Jason, Ryan, Jeremy, Wrench and Ashley and eight great grandchildren.
Buss will be greatly missed by all who loved him.
Visitation will be 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Monday, May 21, 2018 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church,2411 Bagnell Dam Blvd, Lake Ozark, Missouri. Mass will follow at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to Dogwood Animal Shelter, 1075 Runabout Dr, Osage Beach, MO 65065.