Ryan Richard Allard, age 34 of New Lisbon, Wisconsin passed away on Thursday March 12, 2020. He was born September 3, 1985 in La Crosse, Wisconsin to Dean Allard and Stephanie Mathewson. He was a 2004 graduate of New Lisbon High School. Ryan proudly served his country in the 502ND Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne in the United States Army 2006-2009. He was a combat veteran of the war in Iraq from 2007/2008 where he earned his Combat Infantry Badge and was awarded an Army Commendation Medal for his actions while deployed.
Ryan is survived by his parents Dean (Tricia) Allard, Stephanie Mathewson (Eric Sinnott), his siblings Derrick (Becki) Allard, Ashley Allard (Steve Froehlig), Tyler Allard, Alyssa Allard, his grandparents Richard and Jeannette Sampson, grandfather Thomas Steele, grandmother Suzan Brzoska, aunt Shannon Sampson-Casey (Shannon Skelton), and uncles David Allard and Dwayne Allard.
In addition, he is survived by his beloved nieces, nephews and cousin, Dylan Allard, Hailey Froehlig, Tristan Froehlig, Nicole Froehlig, and Christopher Casey.
He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents John Sr. and Elizabeth Blair, grandmother Wanda Allard, grandfather Donald Troutman and his aunt Debra Allard.
Ryan’s smile and laugh were infectious and his vibrant, loving, charismatic soul was hard to resist. He was sentimental and had a deep love of family that was undeniably shown by his actions. He was a hero who selflessly fought on the frontline for our freedom. Ryan was passionate about many things, fishing, family, his opinions and life itself. He will be deeply missed as he touched so many lives in his short time here on earth.
Funeral Arrangements will be held in New Lisbon, Wisconsin. The family will provide an update of the arrangements when they have been scheduled. Hare Funeral Home in New Lisbon is assisting the family with arrangements. Online guestbook available at www.harefuneralhome.com
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