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Allen Edward Alonzo
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Birth: Sep. 29, 1937
Baton Rouge
East Baton Rouge Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Apr. 26, 2007
Baton Rouge
East Baton Rouge Parish
Louisiana, USA

Allen Edward Alonzo, a native and lifelong resident of Baton Rouge, died peacefully at his home on Thursday morning, April 26, 2007. He was 69.

Visiting at Rabenhorst Funeral Home East, 11000 Florida Blvd., until religious service, conducted by the Rev. Jim Gross. Entombment in Greenoaks Memorial Park Mausoleum.

Allen is survived by his devoted wife of 35 years, Tootie Gentile Alonzo; three stepchildren, Kathi Lasseigne Austin of Mandeville, and Karen Lasseigne Blanche and Kevin Joseph Lasseigne, both of Baton Rouge; and four stepgrandchildren, Denis Ward "D.J." Barry Jr. and Blair Virginia Barry, both of Mandeville, Elizabeth Sterling Blanche of Jackson, Miss., and Allison Lauren Blanche of Baton Rouge.

Allen was a devoted son to his parents, Mildred Davis Alonzo and Tony Alonzo, both of whom preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Wayne Alonzo.

Allen was a graduate of Istrouma High School, class of 1955, and LSU. He taught at Villa del Rey Elementary and Delmont Elementary upon his return from military service. He became principal of Zachary Elementary in 1968, principal at Bernard Terrace and was the first principal and founder of Parkview Elementary. After retirement, he became principal at La Belle Aire, Howell Park and Cedarcrest elementary schools. He also served as desegregation coordinating supervisor for more than five years. Allen worked on many educational projects with the Louisiana State Department of Education. He was affiliated with professional teacher and principal associations, Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Phi Kappa and was a board member of the Battered Women's Association of Baton Rouge.

His family would like to extend heartfelt thanks to St. Joseph Hospice of Baton Rouge and all who gave such loving care.

Allen was loved and highly respected and will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Obituary published in The Advocate from 4/29/2007 - 4/30/2007.
Family links: 
  Tony M. Alonzo (1913 - 1992)
  Mildred Davis Alonzo (____ - 2006)
Greenoaks Memorial Park
Baton Rouge
East Baton Rouge Parish
Louisiana, USA
Created by: Rita Graves
Record added: Jun 12, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19856416
Allen Edward Alonzo
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