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Roger N. Allen

Alton | Tuesday, April 16 2013

Roger N. Allen, 85, passed away at 9:30 pm, on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at his residence with his family by his side.

He was born in Alton, IL in on August 3, 1927, the son of the late Harry C. and Rebecca (Stokel) Allen.

Roger married Hazel L. Trimm on March 26, 1952 in Alton, IL; she preceded him in death on November 13, 2003.

He served his country in the U.S. Navy. He was a self employed Commercial Fisherman, and managed various restaurants and bars. He was a member of the Alton Eagles Lodge # 254, enjoyed fishing, hunting and donating crawfish to local parks. His greatest joy was spending time with family and friends.

He is survived by three daughters: Bonnie and her spouse David Thompson of Granite City, IL, Harriett Jean Allen of Alton and Patricia and her spouse Jon Mohr of Smithton, IL; thirteen grandchildren and twenty-five great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, and spouse he was preceded in death by a daughter: JoAnn Baker and three sisters.

A memorial visitation will be at 11 am until time of service at 1 pm, Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton, IL. Rev Charles West will officiate.

Burial will follow at the Upper Alton Cemetery in Alton.

Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com


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Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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