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Esther Elmina Fike Allen
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Birth: Apr. 21, 1921
Death: May 31, 2006
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA


Esther E. (Fike) Allen, 85, Solon, Ohio, died Wed-nesday, May 31, 2006, at Bedford Community Hospital from natural causes.

Born in the small farming community of Eglon, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Ai and Elizabeth (Crow) Fike.

She was the loving mother of Linda (husband Lloyd) Hockel of Twinsburg, Ohio, and Susan (husband Mark) Umerley of St. Augustine, Fla.; dear grandmother of Kimberly (husband Shane) Madigan, Columbus, Ohio, and Jay Umerley, St. Augustine; great-grandmother of Thomas, Patrick and Mary Esther Madigan; loving aunt and friend to many.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Carl and Earl; two sisters, Martha and Mary; and her husband of 51 years, Coy Allen, in 1997

Esther was a proud World War II veteran, having served as 1st Lt. with the U.S. Army Nurse Corps with the 74th General Hospital in the European Theater. She graduated from Aurora High School, Aurora, W.Va., and St. Agnes Nursing School in Baltimore, Esther retired after 30 years of nursing at Bedford Community Hospital, Bedford, Ohio.

Friends were received at the Solon Community Church, Solon, on Friday, June 2.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Maple Spring of the Brethren Church, P.O. Box 4, Eglon, WV 26716, for the family center building fund; or to the VFW.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Kindrick-McHugh Steinbauer Funeral Home, Solon.
Family links: 
  Ai W. Fike (1885 - 1971)
  Elizabeth Rebecca Crow Fike (1885 - 1952)
  Coy Allen (1913 - 1997)
  Carl W. Fike (1904 - 1953)*
  Martha Lucille Fike Crowe (1907 - 1986)*
  Mary Sophia Fike Ford (1911 - 1998)*
  Earl Moses Fike (1918 - 1976)*
  Esther Elmina Fike Allen (1921 - 2006)
*Calculated relationship
Eglon Cemetery (New)
Preston County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Rita & Lee Gordon
Record added: Oct 13, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30565436
Esther Elmina <i>Fike</i> Allen
Added by: D. G. Keener
Esther Elmina <i>Fike</i> Allen
Added by: D. G. Keener
Esther Elmina <i>Fike</i> Allen
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