Lloyd R. McAllen
Lloyd R. McAllen, 92, formerly of Lantz Corners, then Central Towers in Kane, died Thursday afternoon, Dec. 15, 2011, at the Bradford Manor.Born June 17, 1919 in Kane, he was the son of Daniel W. and Ruth N. Becker McAllen. On Feb. 28, 1948, he married Dolores A. "Dee" Mitsch, who survives.After graduating from Kane Area Schools in 1938, Mr. McAllen served in the U.S. Navy during WWII in the Asiatic-Pacific-Philippine Liberation, and was awarded five medals and the Purple Heart. He was a machinist at PESCO Products in Cleveland for over 27 years before returning to Kane in 1980, then worked in maintenance for The Lutheran Home at Kane until his retirement in 1982.He had been a member of the B.P.O. Elks #329 in Kane and the Kane Country Club.Surviving, in addition to his wife of Kane, are two daughters, Kathy (Chester) Todd of Kane and Suger (Adrian Eckert) McAllen of White Pine, Tenn.; a son, David (Donna) McAllen of Chardon, Ohio; plus five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.Preceding him in death, besides his parents, are a sister C. Jean Jaros; and two brothers, Daniel and Richard McAllen.Friends may call on Sunday from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc. in Kane, at which time a service will be held there with the rev. Rebecca Taylor, pastor of The Presbyterian Church in Kane, officiating. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, following cremation.Memorial contributions may be made to an organization of the donor's choice.Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.