Life Story for Robert Allen Robert G Allen, age 88 of Hastings, passed away July 8, 2018 at his home, on M-37, Hastings, Michigan. Robert was born August 5, 1930, in Nashville, Michigan to the late Howard Wendell and Ethel Maddie (Miller) Allen. Robert enlisted at the age of 18 in the Army and was stationed in Korea during the Korean War. He spent the majority of his work career as a welder at Bradford White, Middleville, and retired at the age of 62. He enjoyed making knives with lava rock for the blade and deer horn handles. He attended Pow Wows in the area, and sold many of his knives all over the United States. He liked going to garage sales, and He liked country and bluegrass music. Years ago, Robert played the mandolin and banjo. He had a musical family and most of them played instruments and gathered at each others homes to play and sing. He also was a life member of Post 8260 VFW in Nashville, Michigan. Mr. Allen is survived by his brother Nelson (Jeanette) Allen, of Tucson, AZ, and nieces Joyce Aspinall, Joanne Elliston, Shirley Warner, Mary (Heber) Hansen, Vickie Jordan, Kathy (Tom) Bowman, and nephews Bill (Sharon) Allen, Ken (Jan) Allen, Roger (Cindy) Allen and Nelson Jr (Marcy) Allen. Friends, Sam King and Kay. The last few years of his life, he had full time in home care givers that he really cared about and they cared about him so much. Long time care givers, Amy Henny Planck, Leslie Hansen, and Melissa Greenfield, and recently Joanna and Lindsey joined the family caregiver team. He was predeceased by his step son Eddie Smith, brothers Kenneth and Howard Allen, his sisters Madeline Everett and Lillian Warner, and long time companion Rosa King. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Dementia Foundation of America, Nashville VFW Post 8260, Nashville, Mi Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Daniels Funeral Home, Nashville, MI. For further details please visit our website at www.danielsfuneralhome.net Per Robert’s wishes there will be no funeral services. Order Flowers
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Robert Allen 1930 2018.
Death notice for the town of: Nashville, state: Michigan