Morris F. Allen
Morris F. Allen
  • June 17, 1935 - September 14, 2017
  • Roscoe, Illinois

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Morris Fay Allen, 82, of Roscoe, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Born June 17, 1935 in Ferryville, WI. Son of Morris and Dorothy (Scribbons) Allen. Veteran of the United States Army having served in Korean War. United in marriage to Madge Sheets on December 29, 1956 at St Paul's Lutheran Church in Rockford. Employed for over 25 years by Rockford Fastener Inc. as Plant Engineer. Found enjoyment in Golfing, watching Green Bay Packers, helping friends and above all being with family. Very active with VFW 9759 having served as Past Commander 6 different terms and Asst. Quarter Master for State Conventions and Active Color Guard.

Survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Madge Allen; children, Rick (Kelly Petersen) Allen, Cheryl (James) Soter, Teresa (Robb Speck) Allen; grandchildren, Tyler Allen, Michelle (Elizabeth) Allen, Donnie Lovelace, Alexandria (Brady) Witzig, Megan Schumann, Alyssa Soter, Nickalaus Soter, Samantha Allen; great-grandchildren, John Allen, Weston Davila; sisters, Clara Jackson, Marie Cole, Mavis Villarreal; precious dog, Jakee. Predeceased by his parents.

Funeral Service at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 23 at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Rd, Machesney Park. Visitation at 2 p.m. until time of service. Full Military Honors. Burial will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the family to be established at a later date. To share a condolence