Roger Allen

Roger Allen

Male 1930 - 2004  (74 years)

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  • Name Roger Allen 
    Born 1 Jul 1930  Batavia, Kane Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Sep 2004  Energy, Williamson Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Egyptian Memorial Gardens, Herrin, Williamson Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • ENERGY -- Roger Allen, 74, of Energy, passed away at 8:25 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, 2004, at home with his family.Roger was born on July 1, 1930, in Geneva, to Abner and Helen (Kline) Allen.He married Shirley Nicks on Sept. 19, 1953, in St. Charles. She survives of Energy.Mr. Allen served in the United States Army during the Korean conflict.He was retired from Simplex Manufacturing in Elmhurst as a roller man.Roger was a spiritual man who lived his life with integrity and humor. He was a prankster and always the life of the party.He most enjoyed his family and sitting in the sun listening to country music.He was mechanically inclined and a skilled craftsman.He enjoyed riding motorcycles and built his own Harley-Davidson.He was innovative. This was exemplified by the time he tried to build a self-rocking bassinette by wiring a motor to it. It rocked a little too much.He shared many humorous memories, like the time he and Shirley were riding the motorcycle together. They came to a stop and when it was time to go again, he took off so quickly that Shirley was left behind. He didn't realize until he had gotten down the road a little way.He enjoyed a little beer and lived life to the fullest.He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.Suvivors include his wife, Shirley Allen of Herrin; his children and their spouses, Mindy Lisewski and Dan Pricop of Ruskin, Fla., Bruce and Debbie Allen of Aurora, Melody and Dave Guerrero of Aurora, Brian and Sharon Allen of Warrenville, Tammy and Scott Augustine of North Aurora, and Barbara and Steve Hamilton of Wheaton; 17 grandchildren, Gary Lisewski of Smyrna, Tenn., Lana Morath of Aurora, Jeremy Augustine of Chicago, Michael Allen of Herrin, Crystal Augustine of Wheaton, Lena Guerrero of Aurora, Steven Hamilton, Joel Hamilton and Jackie Hamilton, all of Wheaton, Matthew Lisewski of Herrin, Aaron Allen of Warrenville, Kristopher Lisewski of Ruskin, Fla., Dustin Allen of Warrenville, Jacob Augustine of North Aurora, Timothy Lisewski of Kannapolis, Kan., and Crystal Allen and Melody Allen, both of Warrenville; six great-grandchildren, Joshua, Keefer, Rhyan, Rory, Ashley and Tyler; his siblings, Howard Allen of St. Charles, Laverne Allen of Geneva, Virginia Nieman of Plano and Billy Allen of St. Charles; many great nieces and nephews and great-nieces and -nephews; and his special friends, George Nicks of Johnston City, Doris Chaney of Hurst, Jerry Nicks of Herrin and Mary Nicks of Hurst.He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Steven Allen; one brother, Deacon Allen; and three beloved dogs, 'Joshua,' 'Cody' and 'Joby.'Service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 27, 2004, in Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin. The Rev. Don Colson will officiate. Burial will follow in East Lawn Memorial Gardens. Military rites will be performed by the Herrin VFW and American Legion Posts at the graveside. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.The family would like to extend a special thank you to their sister, Tammy, for her hard work and sincere dedication to her father. (Southern Illinoisan (Sep/29/2004))
    Person ID I11714  OurNorthernRoots | Andrew Burdett Ancestry
    Last Modified 10 Dec 2014 

    Father Abner Eldon Allen,   b. 12 Feb 1904, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1965, Carbondale, Jackson Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Helen M. Klein,   b. 25 Dec 1908 
    Married Abt 1926 
    Family ID F3067  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Shirley Mae Nicks,   b. 31 May 1935, Herrin, Williamson Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 2014, Energy, Williamson Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 19 Sep 1953  St.Charles, Kane Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Family ID F8246  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jul 1930 - Batavia, Kane Co., Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Sep 1953 - St.Charles, Kane Co., Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Sep 2004 - Energy, Williamson Co., Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Egyptian Memorial Gardens, Herrin, Williamson Co., Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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