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Margaret L Laffey Allen
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Birth: Nov. 23, 1932
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 16, 2010
Fulton County
Indiana, USA

Margaret L. Allen
Nov. 23, 1932 - July 16, 2010
DELONG - Margaret L. Allen, 77, passed away Friday, July 16, 2010 in her home. Mrs. Allen was born November 23, 1932 in Chicago, IL to John and Mary (Wilson) Laffey and lived in the area most of her life. On February 4, 1950 in Bass Lake, IN she was married to the Pastor Floyd Allen, who survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Jewel (Larry) Ketcham of LaPorte and Barbara (Richard) Brown of Peru; two sons, Alan (Tina) and Patrick (Barbie), all of Delong; fifteen grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; two brothers, Charles Laffey of Indianapolis and John Kane of Anderson; and three sisters, Patricia Wentz and Mary Byer, both of Knox and Marlene Shaffer of Arizona. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sons, Timothy and Jeffery, four brothers and two sisters. Mrs. Allen was a homemaker and a founding member of the Pilgrim Gospel Lighthouse Church of Delong. She was the head of the Delong Christian Academy. She had many talents including; musician, poet, songwriter, teacher, painter, seamstress; and she was a mother to many and the matriarch of the church. Funeral services will be on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. CST in the Gospel Lighthouse Church of Delong. Burial will be at the Crown Hill Cemetery, Knox. Friends may call on Monday from 3 to7 p.m. CST in Rannells Funeral Home Hamlet Chapel, and Tuesday at the church one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the church. For online condolences go to

Published in South Bend Tribune on July 18, 2010 
Crown Hill Cemetery
Starke County
Indiana, USA
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Record added: Jul 17, 2010
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