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Fort Custer National Cemetery
Tuesday July 28th, 2020

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David William Allen

David William Allen passed away on July 3, 2020 in Kalamazoo. He was born on July 28, 1941 in Kalamazoo, MI. He was preceded in death by his parents Donald and Jane Allen. David is survived by Linda Allen, his wife of 47 years; two brothers: James (Katie) Allen and Larry (Elaine) Allen; his sister Helen Burgraaf; children: Sherri (Jeff Plunkett) Gaylor and Lori (Paul) Stevens; A stepson Jeff (Renae) Johnson; grandchildren: Morgan (Chris) Slater, Danielle (Isaac) Lavariega, Tyler (Hannah Sparks) Stevens and five great grandchildren. He was a veteran of the United States Army where he served as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division. He retired after many years working at Graphic Packaging in Parchment. He was an avid camper for many years when he was younger. A graveside Memorial Service is scheduled on July 28, 2020 at 1:00pm at Fort Custer National Cemetery located at 15501 Dickman Road, Augusta, MI 49012. Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions, Fort Custer National Cemetery is limiting services to a maximum of 40 attendees, masks required. While visiting David’s webpage at www.avinkcremation.com please sign the guestbook by lighting a candle, and/or sharing a memory with the family.

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Our deepest sympathy to Linda and family. We have many good and fun memories of camping with Dave. Love Larry and Gayle Klinkers

Gayle klinkers Jul 24 2020 10:52 AM

A candle was lit in memory of David Allen

Paul Stevens Jul 12 2020 7:02 PM

My condolences to Mr. Allen's' family. Rest in peace, and All the Way sir!

Don Gillespie Jul 12 2020 1:21 PM

My deepest sympathy to Linda and family. We have enjoyed camping with Dave and Linda many times over the past decade. Although we are saddened by Davids passing, he has left us with many good memories to comfort us and Im sure the Good Lord has welcomed Dave with open arms. Sincerely, The L. M. Shadduck family

Lemoin Shadduck Jul 9 2020 11:45 PM

Uncle David we will miss you. We have such wonderful camping trips with you. Love you Mary and Del Heckelman

Mary Heckelman Jul 9 2020 7:37 PM

Thank you Tim and Ronda

Sherri Gaylor Jul 8 2020 10:37 PM

A candle was lit in memory of David Allen

mary Castillo Jul 8 2020 3:26 PM

Dear, Linda, Jeff and Renae We are so very sorry for your loss. Dave and Linda have been part of our large family for many years. We shared many holidays and happy times together. We will certainly miss him. I wish I could give everyone a big hug and say I love you. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers. May God, family and friends give you strength and comfort during this difficult time. Love Always, Mary and Ray

mary Castillo Jul 8 2020 3:24 PM

A candle was lit in memory of David Allen

Edward & Susan Sehy Jul 8 2020 2:22 PM

A candle was lit in memory of David Allen

Jerry Allen Jul 8 2020 11:02 AM

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