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Olive "Irene" (Daum) Allen

May 18, 1922 ~ June 21, 2019 (age 97)

Olive “Irene” Allen age 97 of Huntertown and formerly of Auburn, IN died Friday, June 21, 2019 at Parkview Regional Medical Center – Ft. Wayne, IN. Irene was born May 18, 1922 in Albion, IN to George W. and Gertrude (Weimer) Daum. She was married to the love of her life, Merton D. Allen on September 20, 1941 in Ray, IN and he preceded her in death.

Irene worked as the head  book keeper at the Auburn Rubber Company for 20 years, retiring in 1959. She was a member of the Huntertown United Methodist Church.

Irene is survived by 3 generations of nieces and nephews, all of which she considered her children.

Irene was preceded in death by her parents: George W. and Gertrude Daum; husband: Merton D. Allen and 2 sisters: Marjorie Casebeer and Eleanor “Joan” Bowser.

Services will take place at Noon Monday, June 24, 2019 with Tom Novy officiating,  with visitation to take place from 10 a.m. –  Noon  at Thomas Funeral Home, 1277 C.R. 56, Garrett, IN.

Memorials are to Huntertown United Methodist Church or the Spencerville Masonic Lodge.

You may send a condolence or sign the on-line register book by visiting: www.thomasfuneralhome.org

Donations may be made to:

Huntertown United Methodist Church

Spencerville Masonic Lodge

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