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Anne G. AllenDecember 21, 1931 ~ September 28, 2017 (age 85)
Anne G. Allen, 85, of Macomb passed away at 3:55 a.m. Thursday, September 28, 2017, at her home, surrounded by family.
She was born on December 21, 1931 in Havana to John S. and Gertrude Heater Gaw. She married Robert W. Allen on November 19, 1953. They were married for 62 years. He passed away on January 12, 2016.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; an infant son John David Allen, two son-in-laws, Rob Meline and Doug Marlowe and two brothers, James and William Gaw.
Anne is survived by five children, Roger Allen of Evansville, Indiana, Lynn Marlowe of Macomb, Doug Allen of Macomb, Diane Meline of Macomb and Carol (Scott) Leonard of LaSalle; a special friend, her sister-in-law, Agnes Gaw of Elmhurst; six grandchildren, Kayla (Derek) Switzer, Jaclyn Leonard, Jay Leonard, Kelsey (Austin Church) Meline, Erin Meline and Katie (Rainer) Warpenburg and three great-grandchildren, Garrik, Hagen and Tavin Warpenburg.
She lived in Havana and Springfield , before moving to Macomb. She was a graduate of St. Francis Nursing School and worked as a Registered Nurse at Beu Health Center at Western Illinois University from 1971 to 1998.
She was a member of St. Pauls Catholic Church in Macomb, and served as a room mother for her children when they attended school at St. Pauls Grade School.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 9, 2017 at St. Pauls Catholic Church in Macomb with Father Adam Stimpson officiating. Visitation will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, October 8, 2017 at Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb. Burial of ashes will be in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Macomb.
Memorials may be made to St. Pauls Catholic Church or MDH Hospice.