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Robert Edward Allen of Johnsburg Robert Edward Allen, 62, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, at Centegra Hospital of McHenry. He was born June 26, 1949, in the Chicago area. Robert was a conductor for 19 years for Metra Railroad out of Elgin. He had previously worked in a political position in Chicago as an administrative assistant to Alderman Bernard Stone and Senator Howard Carollo. He enjoyed antique cars and antique collecting. He was a proud member of the Roman Catholic Church. He loved bulldogs and owned many over the years. He had a great sense of humor and most especially, he enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Survivors include his fiancee, Marlene Wallin; his children, Christopher Allen, Joseph, Anthony, Ricky and Rachel Wallin, all of Illinois; and a grandson, Tyler Wallin. He was preceded in death by his parents. Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 27, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry. Services will be held Saturday, Jan. 28, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Johnsburg. If desired, memorials may be made to the Marlene Wallin family. For information, 815-385-0063.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Jan. 27, 2012
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