Marguerite J. Allen
Marguerite J. Allen, 89, of Springfield, died at 7:38 pm, Sunday, December 31, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born on September 12, 1928 in Springfield to John and Elsie (Stambaugh) Kother, and they preceded her in death. She married Ira W. Allen on November 24, 1946 and he preceded her in death on April 21, 2017.
Surviving are two daughters, Gail (Robert) Hill of Collinsville and Linda Bryant of Springfield; three granddaughters, Stephanie Schnepper, Nicole Soehnlin and Heather (Aaron) Barnett and eight great grandchildren, Nicholas, Zachary, Noah and Lauren Schnepper, Caden and Tylar Soehnlin and Cash and Jude Barnett; two brothers, George (Doris) Kother of Springfield and John Kother of Indiana.
Marguerite was a lifelong resident of Springfield and a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church. She was a wonderful mother, a great cook and provider for her family.
Memorial Gathering: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, Friday, January 5, 2018 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Springfield.
Memorial Service: 12:30 pm, Friday, January 5, 2018 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Springfield with Pastor Greg Busboom officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church.
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