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Ronald Barton Allen

September 21, 1936 - July 25, 2014
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Germantown Hills: Ronald B. Allen, 77, of Germantown Hills passed away peacefully at 6:35 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014 at his residence. Ronald was born September 21, 1936 in Peoria, the son of Barton and Ruth Bartram Allen . He married Manda Leary in 1960. He is survived by one sister, Patricia Wilson of Peoria Heights; one brother, Larry F. (Bonnie) Allen of Peoria Heights; two nephews, Tim Wilson and Chad Allen; one niece, Wendy Newman; two great nephews, and two great-nieces and three cousins. Ronald was preceded in death by his parents. He worked for WMBD Television, retiring as an Engineering Supervisor ten years ago. His pet...
Germantown Hills: Ronald B. Allen, 77, of Germantown Hills passed away peacefully at 6:35 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014 at his residence.
Ronald was born September 21, 1936 in Peoria, the son of Barton and Ruth Bartram Allen . He married Manda Leary in 1960.
He is survived by one sister, Patricia Wilson of Peoria Heights; one brother, Larry F. (Bonnie) Allen of Peoria Heights; two nephews, Tim Wilson and Chad Allen; one niece, Wendy Newman; two great nephews, and two great-nieces and three cousins.
Ronald was preceded in death by his parents.
He worked for WMBD Television, retiring as an Engineering Supervisor ten years ago. His pet project was organizing and telecasting the yearly Santa Claus parade. He was an IBEW local 51 member.
Ronald was a United States Navy Veteran. He served on the USS Navrecsta Norva and the USS Gearing. He was a member of the American Legion Post 1115.
He had an electronics repair shop in his home for years. Ronald enjoyed fishing, hunting, reading, studying Astronomy, eagle watching and his Sheba's Tap pool league. He was an avid home brewer. He loved wildlife and had a bird sanctuary at his home.
Cremation rites will be accorded.
Visitation will be 5-7:00 p.m. Friday, August 1, 2014 at Remmert Funeral Home.
Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Fondulac Township Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Illinois Cancer Center.
To view Ronald's memorial page or leave an online condolence please go to www.remmertfuneralhome.com.

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