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John H. Allaman

May 27, 1924 July 18, 2018
John H. Allaman
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John H. Allaman, age 94, of Rozetta, Illinois; passed away at 1:15 pm on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at Oak Lane Nursing and Rehab in Stronghurst, Illinois. John was born on May 27, 1924 in Monmouth, Illinois and was the son of Marion and Louie Thompson Allaman. John was raised and educated in Rozetta, Illinois where he attended the Biggsville rural schools and graduated from Biggsville High School with the class of 1942. He then entered service in the Army Air-Corp where he was a Corporal and served in Algeria, Italy and the European Theatre. After serving his country John returned and attended the University of Illinois where he studied Agriculture and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in farming. John married Mary Lou Rinker on June 9, 1951 in Monmouth, Illinois and she is surviving. He then returned to the area where he was a farmer on his family farm for his entire career in Grain and Livestock in Rozetta. He has been part of the reconstruction of the Henderson County Covered Bridge, built by his great grandfather after it was destroyed, and was instrumental in the saving of the Phelps House as a historical sight in Oquawka, Illinois. He is a member of Heritage Bible Church in Monmouth, Illinois. John is the first president of the Henderson County Pork Producers Association. John served on the board of the Western Illinois Regional Council, the Henderson County Board, the Oaklane Nursing and Rehab. Board of Directors, the Bridgeway Mental Health Board, the F.S. Board of Directors, the Henderson County Farm Bureau Board of Directors, and the Stronghurst Mutual Insurance Company Board. He also served on and was president of the Henderson County Historical Society, and numerous Church Boards. He served on The Rozetta Cemetery Board for many years. John and his family have been active in many of the affairs of Henderson county throughout his life time. John has been the recipient of several awards during his career, the "Ageless Achievers Award of the Western Illinois Area Agency" and the "Friend of History Award of the Illinois State Historical Society". He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Allaman of Rozetta, Illinois and two daughters, Anita (Mike) McKelvey of Monmouth, Illinois and Mary (Randy) Reed of Little York, Illinois. There is one granddaughter, Amy Sykes of Burlington, Iowa, and two grandsons, Ryan (Hannah) Sykes of Peoria, Illinois and Loren (Jennifer) Reed of Carman, Illinois. There is one great grandson, Linden Thomas Reed who also is surviving and one brother, Charles Allaman of Rozetta, Illinois also surviving with numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in his death by his parents, one brother, Dr. Loren Allaman, and one sister in law, Alice Allaman

A funeral service for John H. Allaman will be at 11:00 am on Monday, July 23, 2018 at Turnbull Funeral Home in Monmouth, Illinois. His family plans to receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 am prior to the service. A private family interment with military honors is planned by his family. In Lieu of flowers memorial funds are being established for either Heritage Bible Church, Oaklane Nursing and Rehab., or the Henderson County Historical Society.


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23

Jul

10:00 AM 7/23/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 7/23/2018 11:00:00 AM
Turnbull Funeral Homes - Monmouth

301 South Main Street 
Monmouth, IL 61462 

Turnbull Funeral Homes - Monmouth
301 South Main Street  Monmouth 61462  IL
United States

Service

Monday

23

Jul

11:00 AM 7/23/2018 11:00:00 AM - 11:45 AM 7/23/2018 11:45:00 AM
Turnbull Funeral Homes - Monmouth

301 South Main Street 
Monmouth, IL 61462 

Turnbull Funeral Homes - Monmouth
301 South Main Street  Monmouth 61462  IL
United States
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