Allen Builteman

Allen L. Builteman
A dedicated and committed husband, father, and grandfather, passed away Saturday, May 11th, 2013 at his home in Rialto, California after an extended and hard-fought battle with cancer.
Allen Builteman was born October 18, 1938 in Yale, Oklahoma, to parents Guy, a veteran of World War II, and Mary-May Agnes Builteman. After graduating form high school in Wiesbaden, Germany, Allen migrated to Southern California, where he attended Cal State Los Angeles and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business.
Ultimately, Allen settled in Rialto, California, where he raised his family and worked as a banker for over forty years. He favorite activities included reading, watching sports, and attending the various sporting and performing events in which his children and grandchildren participated. Allen also had a passion for coaching, and was a member of the coaching staff of the Eisenhower High School CIF Division II and State Boy's Basketball Championship team in 2009.
Allen is survived by his wife of nearly 44 years, Pamela, his son Derek (Leslie) Builteman and daughter Dana (Hansel) Alvarez. In addition, he leaves behind a brother James and sisters Candace, Billie, and Jerri. Allen is also survived by his grandchildren Rachel, Jon-Derek, Mazie, and Violet.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday, May 16, at 2:00pm at Bobbitt Memorial Chapel, 1299 E. Highland Avenue. The Graveside Service will be private for family only.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to be made to VISTA Innovative Hospice Care 1845 Business Center Dr. #120 San Bernardino, CA 92408 Online condolences may be left at

Funeral Home

Bobbitt Memorial Chapel
1299 E. Highland Avenue San Bernardino, CA 92404
(909) 882-3761

Published in San Bernardino Sun on May 14, 2013