Ervin W. Allen

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Ervin W. Allen

  • Birth 28 Feb 1917 Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 21 Mar 2009 Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Machesney Park, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 35366152

Ervin W. Allen, 92, of Rockford passed into eternal bliss Saturday morning, March 21, 2009, at 10:50 a.m. at PA Peterson Nursing Home. He was born in Rockford, Feb. 28, 1917 the son of Ervin and Bernice Allen.

He attended schools in Rockford and after graduation gained employment with Sundstrand Machine Tool Co. In 1943, he enlisted in the U.S. Army. During the Battle of St. Lo in France, he was wounded in action while aiding his fellow soldiers for which he recieved the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. Due to his injuries, he was re-assinged to aircraft maintenance because of his mechanical background. Ervin was discharged from the service with numerous campaign ribbons. Upon returning to the states, he resumed employment at Sundstrand until retirement in 1981.

Ervin was predeceased by his wife, Vivian, on August. 16, 2006, his eternal lover for more than 60 years. He is survived by his niece, Diane Clark of Mississippi and a nephew in San Francisco.

Services were held Thursday, March 26, in Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Road, Machesney park, Illinois. Burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens.


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  • Created by: Ronald Steward
  • Added: 30 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35366152
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ervin W. Allen (28 Feb 1917–21 Mar 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35366152, citing Sunset Memorial Gardens, Machesney Park, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Ronald Steward (contributor 47070117) .