2006-11-29 / Obituaries

Ida L. Allen

Ida L. Allen, 88, of Winamac, IN, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2006 at home.

Ms. Allen was the daughter of Clinton and Esther Brick Lerch, both predeceased. She was married to John Colman Allen who predeceased her in 1983. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by 2 sons, Michael G. Allen of Cold Spring and John Oscar Allen of Indianapolis, and 3 daughters, Rebecca Allen, Linda L. Bridegroom and Sandra Roth, and her brother, Eugene Lerch, all of Indiana. One son, Raymond Allen predeceased

Ms. Allen. 17 Grandchildren and 17 Great-grandchildren also survive.

Ms. Allen was born on June 13, 1918 in Indianapolis. She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church and was a retired beautician. She enjoyed bowling, crocheting, fishing and mushroom hunting, trips to Las Vegas and spending time with her family.

A funeral mass was held in Winamac and the burial took place in Monterey, IN. Memorial Contributions may be given to Pulaski Memorial Hospice.

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