|Birth: ||Dec. 6, 1930|
|Death: ||Mar. 17, 2013|
Richard "Amos" Alleman, 82, of Tonica passed away at 1:37 a.m. March 17, 2013, in St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Hurst Funeral Home, Tonica, with the Rev. Mark Nowakowski officiating. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Tonica, with full military services conducted by Tonica American Legion Post 260.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until time of services Wednesday in the funeral home. Hurst Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Mr. Alleman was born Dec. 6, 1930, in Spring Valley to Russell "Pat" and Harriet (Signer) Alleman.
He was a graduate of Tonica High School, and was a machinist's mate 2nd class aboard the USS Minos and the USS Berto during the Korean Conflict. After fulfilling his military duty, he worked as mechanic throughout the Illinois Valley. He was also a Free Mason for more than 50 years, and was a member of American Legion, Russell Zenor Post 260.
Amos had an avid love of old cars, and often was seen showing off his latest project at local car shows.
He is survived by sons, Charlie (Rita) Alleman and Tom (Edie) Alleman of Tonica and David (Cheryl) Alleman of Utica; one son-in-Law, Bill Wilson of Las Vegas, Nev.; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; one brother, Russell "Coonie" (Gladys) Alleman and one sister Janet (Jerry) Henak, both of Tonica; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Kathy Wilson.
Pallbearers will be Tim and Brad Lutz, Mitch Urban, Roger Keef, Travis Raube and James Alleman.
Source: News Tribune, La Salle, Illinois, Monday, March 18, 2013
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