Carroll E. Allen of Des Plaines Funeral services and interment for Carroll E. Allen will be private. Born June 14, 1913, in Pee Dee, S.C., he died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2003, at his home. Mr. Allen was a highly esteemed electrical engineer with Wells Gardner for 30 years. Carroll was the husband of Genevieve C. (nee Osborne); father of Carol A. (Jerry) Dinelli of Mundelein and Arthur J. (Patricia) Allen of California, Ky.; grandfather of Deborah (Clifford) Cully-Drew, Pamela (Marco) Cully-Barbeau and Amanda Robinson; great-grandfather of Brittany and Brier Barbeau; uncle of many nieces and nephews; and friend of many. Arrangements were made by Oehler Funeral Home, Des Plaines. Friends may visit www.dailyherald.com/obits to express condolences and sign the guest book. For more information, (847)824-5155.