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William R Allen

Death: 2001 (52-53)
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Son of Roger L Allen and Private
Brother of James Edward Allen and Private User

Managed by: Darrell Desgranges
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About William R Allen

Ionia Sentinel, 19 Oct 2001

William R. "Bill" Allen, 53, of Saranac passed away from accidental injuries on Oct. 16, 2001.

Bill was born on June 12, 1948, to Roger A. and Alona J. (Desgranges) Allen. He graduated from Lakewood High School in 1967. Bill had lived in the Lake Odessa area his entire life where he had farmed, as well as being known for tree trimming and painting.

Bill touched the lives of many people with his support and giving; many people had received meat, chickens, turkeys and candy over the years. He is remembered for buying lunch for people wherever he went. Bill enjoyed cooking and spent many enjoyable days hunting.

Bill is survived by Ruth Ann, his loving wife of 33 years; his children, Michael William (Mandee) Allen and Billie Jo (Tony) Allen-Miller; his grandchildren, Jordan Michael Miller and Mason Hunter Allen; his parents Roger and Alona Allen; his grandmother, Laura Allen; his brother and sister, James (Linda) Allen and Barbara (John) Kruis; and many loving members of Ruth Ann's family; and many other loving relatives and friends.

Bill was preceded in death by his infant son, Jeffrey David Allen.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday at the Koops Funeral Chapel in Lake Odessa. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday at the Lakewood United Methodist Church with Pastor Tim Bateman officiating.

Memorial contributions may be given to "White Tails Forever," American Cancer Society for Breast Cancer, or Ionia County 4-H.

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