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Mt. Ever Rest Memorial Park (South)

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Celebration of Life Memorial Service

Calvary Bible Church
Friday July 23rd, 2021
11:00am

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Amos Allgyer

Amos Allgyer, of Climax, passed away on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at the age of 89. Amos was born on January 23, 1932 in Gap, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Aaron and Rachel (Lapp) Allgyer. Amos was a letter carrier with the postal service for 30 years. He always enjoyed spending time with his grandkids and great grandkids. He also loved spending time gardening, doing jigsaw and crossword puzzles, and an occasional trip to the casino. Amos is survived by his children, Katie (Carl) Arndt, Amos Allgyer Jr., Harrold Allgyer, Janet (Bob) Thayer, and Anna (Brian) Matecun; 12 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren with one on the way; siblings, Emanual Allgyer, Rebecca Blank, Aaron Allgyer; and many nieces and nephews. Amos is preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Mary Lorrain Purk; his parents; and his sister Hannah Stolfoos. A memorial visitation will be held from 10:00 am to 11:00 followed by a memorial service at 11:00 am on July 23, 2021 in the chapel at Calvary Bible Church, 855 S. Drake Rd., Kalamazoo, MI. Pastor Bret Laird and Dan Johnson officiating. In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Shepherd’s Center of Kalamazoo, 1833 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo, MI 49001 or Hospice Care of S.W. Michigan, 7100 Stadium Dr., Kalamazoo, MI 49009. While at Amos's webpage at www.avinkcremation.com please take time to sign his guestbook by lighting a candle and/or sharing a memory with his family. The family is being assisted by Avink Funeral Home & Cremation Society, 5975 Lovers Ln, Portage, MI. (269)344-5600.

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Gerry Donovan Aug 13 2021 1:47 PM

Beautiful in Blue was purchased for the family of Amos Allgyer.

Jul 21 2021 7:38 PM

When thinking of Uncle Amos, I'll always remember the smell of pipe tobacco, and the feeling that he honestly, genuinely cared when he asked somehow how they were doing or what they had been up to.

Meredith Purk Jul 12 2021 8:51 AM

You will be truly missed. Thank you for the fun times

Lucille Harrington Jul 10 2021 5:59 PM

Im very sad to hear about Amos. He was my favorite flower delivery guy when I worked for Life Story Funeral Homes. I have missed our chats since life took our paths in different directions. Sending my condolences to the whole family. Christine Broberg

Christine Broberg Jul 8 2021 5:18 PM