Juanita Marie Allen, 78, of Remington passed away April 8, 2014 at IU Health White Memorial Hospital in Monticello, Ind.
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Juanita was born in Jasper County on Dec. 5, 1935, the daughter of Delphine (Boudreau) and George Sommers. She was a 1953 graduate of Remington High School.
On August 28, 1961, in Folkston, Ga., Juanita married Edward Allen and they celebrated 52 years of marriage.
Juanita worked her entire life until retiring from Magnetek in Goodland in 1998.
She was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and her children. Juanita loved attending high school reunions and athletic events, playing bingo and cards, watching NASCAR and the Indianapolis Colts.
Surviving with her loving husband Ed are three children, Eddie (Michele) Allen Jr. of Monon, Ind., Steven (Robin) Allen of Wolcott, and Sheila (Ed) Mitchell of Remington; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Evelyn Garvin of Bradenton, Fla. and Lois Walters of Indianapolis.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Friends may call at the Jackson Funeral Chapel of Rensselaer on Sunday, April 13, from 2-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the Jackson Funeral Chapel of Rensselaer on Monday, April 14, at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Tom Dewlin officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Rensselaer.
See www.jacksonfuneral.com to leave condolences and sign the online guests' registry.
Jackson Funeral Chapel
250 N Mckinley Ave Rennsselaer, IN 47978
Published in the Rensselaer Republican on Apr. 10, 2014