|Birth: ||Jul. 30, 1924|
|Death: ||May 7, 2009|
DEER CREEK, IL - Berwin Perry Allen, 84, of Deer Creek, Ill., died at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 7, 2009, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL.
Berwin was born July 30, 1924, in Monica, Ill., to Ernest and Della Camp Allen. On Feb. 26, 1949, he married Freida Pat Holliger in Eureka, and she survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Gary (Connie) Allen of Carlock, Roger (Linda) Allen of Mackinaw and Terry (Cindy) Holliger of Goodfield; one daughter, Jill (Steve) Delinski of East Peoria; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Berwin was preceded in death by his parents; one son, David; one daughter, Penny; one sister; and three brothers.
Berwin lived and worked on the same farm in rural Deer Creek from 1945 to 1985. He enjoyed gardening, yardwork, and feeding and watching the birds and other wildlife.
He was a member of the Mackinaw United Methodist Church.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at Mackinaw United Methodist Church. The Rev. Jack Wolf will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 11, 2009, at the church and also 45 minutes before the service on Tuesday. Burial will be in Dells Cemetery in Congerville. Haensel Funeral Home in Mackinaw is assisting with the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made in memory of Berwin to his church or the Deer Creek Fire & Rescue Squad.
Published in the Peoria Journal Star on 5/10/2009
William Ernest Allen (1893 - 1956)
Della Pearl Camp Allen (1896 - 1965)
David Lee Allen (1949 - 1954)*
Penny Sue Allen (1965 - 1972)*
Raymond C Allen (1917 - 1967)*
Everett W Allen (1919 - 1934)*
Mary G. Allen Hartter (1921 - 1982)*
Berwin Perry Allen (1924 - 2009)
Apostolic Christian Cemetery
Created by: Alvin Oglesby
Record added: Sep 09, 2010
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