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Allen Keith Waller, 86, of DeWitt, Michigan passed peacefully on Sunday June 25, 2017. Allen was born in Lansing on March 2, 1931 to Ray and Vera, and married Evelyn Waller on June 13, 1953.
Allen was an active member of Holmes Road Church of Christ and volunteered for Southside Kitchen. Allen was a graduate of Sexton High School, going on to attend Michigan State University and General Motors Institute. He also served his country in the United States Army. He worked as a production engineer at Fisher Body for 42 years.
Allen found joy in maintaining the gardens and fruit trees. Always the engineer he designed his own cider press, built model airplanes, and constantly utilized his mechanical skills on the farm. Allen was an avid skier, ping pong player, and enjoyed canoeing and riding his mountain bike.
Allen is survived by his daughters: Fonda (Ron) Robinson, Kerry (Jonathan) Orr, and Myra (Greg) Chambers and grandchildren: Amanda (Yuri) Osterhout, Justin (Sheila) Orr, Jason (Andrea) Robinson, and Wesley Orr.
A celebration of life, officiated by Minister Stan Craig, will be held at 11 am on Friday June 30th at Holmes Road Church of Christ, 321 E Holmes Road, Lansing MI 48910, with a visitation one hour prior to the service.