Allen Mc Donald
1925 - 2013
Resident of Oakland
Aged 88, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie-Therese. He grew up in Utah and Idaho, coming to California to obtain a degree in Business Administration. During WWII
, he became a Sergeant, and served in the European Theater of Operations. While in France he met and married Marie-Therese. He had a long, successful career in insurance, retiring as a Vice President. He enjoyed spending time with his family and traveling. He was blessed with wisdom, strength, and a keen sense of wit. He modeled integrity in living and dignity in dying.
His love will live on in his adoring family, Philip, Lucie, Anne (Andrew,) Monique (Joe,) Michael (Michelle,) Nicole (Frank,) Natalie (Kyle,) Alexander, and Katie.
A private mass and burial were held. Contributions to the
and/or Veterans of Foreign Wars
. A special thanks to his caring medical team.