Eureka- Darlene Joy Allen 86, of Congerville, IL passed away on February 09, 2018 at 12:38 pm at her residence.
She was born on September 18, 1931 to the late Millard and Margaret (Smith) Reabe. She married John Allen in 1950. He preceded her in death in 2013.
Survivors include two daughter-in-law's, Sandy Allen of Sunnyland, IL; Donna Allen of Kalispell, MT; two granddaughters, Kari (Michael) Williams; Mikell (Andrew) Enhle; two grandsons Rick Cordis of Washington, IL; and Terry of Chicago.
Darlene was preceded in death by her two sons Mike and John Allen; and one sister Leatrice Reabe.
Darlene attended Eureka High School where she was the Homecoming Queen in 1949. She dreamed of becoming a nurse so after high school she pursued her dream and became a Licensed Practical Nurse. She loved to sew and was an expert of food and gardening.
A graveside service will be held at Imhoff cemetery on February 14, 2018 at 01:30 pm. Pastor Wes Ooms will officiate. Argo-Ruestman-Harris is helping the family with arrangements.
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM (CST)
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