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Margaret Allen, 87, Logansport, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, at 6:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, at Miller's Merry Manor in Logansport. She was born Dec. 31, 1929, in Galveston to Warren Lester and Marie (Sisson) Downhour. She married John A. Allen on Feb. 2, 1951, in Cass County, and he survives.
Margaret graduated in the first class of Northwestern High School in 1949. She retired from Delco Electronics in 1987 with 20 years of service. She enjoyed traveling with her husband, John, to Alaska and Canada in their Volkswagen. She also enjoyed reading her Bible and serving the Lord with all of her heart. Her family and grandchildren were very important to her. She loved them all dearly.
Surviving family include her husband, John A. Allen, Logansport; her children, Jeanette (Kent) Land, Russiaville, Tim (Dora) Allen, Logansport, Tom Allen, Toms River, New Jersey, and Becky (Ted) Neuschwanger, Heltonville; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Louise Morrison, Chicago.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, John Downhour.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, at Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston, with Pastor Andrew Green officiating. Burial will follow in Ever Rest Memorial Park Cemetery, Logansport. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, at Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Billy Graham Evangelical Association in her honor. You may leave a message of condolence to her family at www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com.
Published on October 27, 2017
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