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Robert E. Allen

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Robert E. Allen, age 84, of Villa Park, beloved husband of

Eleanore, nee Peak; loving father of Sherry (Raymond) McNeal and Michael (Mary)

Allen; devoted grandfather of Lara (Russell) Acker, Jacob, Rebecca, the late Benjamin (the late Trish), Zachariah "Zach", Joshua, Aimee McNeal, Sarah (David) Block and Bailey Allen; great-grandfather of Kyle

McNeal and Katie, Susie and Timothy

Acker; brother-in-law of Daniel Peak. Mr. Allen's service in WWII in the army included Normandy Beach on D-Day, 2 Combat Stars, Distinguished Unit Badge, 2 Purple Hearts and Certificate of Valor. He was captured in the Battle of Bastone, France, and held in a P.O.W. medical camp for 4 months until liberation. Bob will be remembered as a dear friend, father and loving husband. He has made this a better world. His memory will live in our hearts forever. Visitation Friday 3 to 9 p.m. at Knollcrest Funeral Home, 1500 S. Meyers Rd. (3 blks. S. of Roosevelt Rd.), Lombard. Funeral Saturday, 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Info, 630-932-1500.

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on June 19, 2008
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