Willard L. Allen
Willard L. Allen

August 10, 1937 - February 9, 2018
Born in Wheeler, Michigan
Resided in Fenton, Michigan
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ALLEN, Willard L. - of Fenton, age 80, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 9, 2018 at Wellbridge of Fenton. Funeral services will be held at 2PM Thursday, February 15, 2018 at the O’Guinn Family Funeral Home in Clio. Cremation to follow. Family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Wednesday from 1PM until 8PM and Thursday from 12PM until the time of service at 2PM. Memorial contributions may be made to Adopt-A-Pet of Fenton.

Willard was born August 10, 1937 in Wheeler, Michigan to the late Lee and Lena (Sadler) Allen. He graduated from Arthur Hill Trade School in 1955 and Arthur Hill High School in 1956. Willard married Janet M. Schlader on May 21, 1960 at Grace Lutheran Church in Saginaw. She preceded him in death January 14, 2017. Mr. Allen served in the Army National Guard for 6 years. He was a pattern maker his entire life, and enjoyed making toys and patterns. Willard was a member of the Fenton Moose Lodge #430. He was an avid bowler and golfer. Willard also enjoyed hunting, fishing, and wood carving. He loved all animals, especially dogs.

Surviving are: Son, Willard James (Anne) Allen of Saginaw; Daughter, Kathrine (Todd) Wilkinson of Fenton; Grandchildren: Sarah Allen, Kaiti (Jeff) Brady, Alexandra Wilkinson (Nathan Hunter), and Jessica Allen; Great granddaughter, Remmi Muladore; Brother: Clifford Elmer (Pam) Allen; Mother in law, Vera Schlader; Sister in law, Linda Allen. Brothers in law: Ronald Kniebbe, and John (Andrea) Schlader; Many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. Willard was also preceded in death by his brother, Robert Jay Allen; Sisters: Twila D. Kniebbe, and Linda Marie Lagalo; Brother in law, Ronald Lagalo. Please sign our guestbook or share an online condolence with the family at www.oguinnfh.com

O'Guinn Family Funeral Homes
Clio Chapel
(810) 686-5070

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Visitation
O'Guinn Family Funeral Home- Clio Chapel
503 N. Mill St
Clio, MI United States 48420
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday, February 15, 2018
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Service
O'Guinn Family Funeral Home- Clio Chapel
503 N. Mill St
Clio, MI United States 48420
Thursday, February 15, 2018
2:00 PM

Charities

Adopt-A-Pet (Fenton)
13575 N. Fenton Road
Fenton, Michigan USA 48430
Adopt-A-Pet is committed to helping people and animals in need. We hold ourselves to a high standard – one which looks out for the physical AND mental well-being of our animals. Our mission is to provide a means to place unwanted, adoptable animals into appropriate, loving homes. We are committed to reduce the amount of animals killed daily in overcrowded shelters by providing programs to help. All animals are fixed, vaccinated, tested and microchipped prior to adoption. All potential adopters are screened to ensure an appropriate match is made. Adopt-A-Pet is a non-profit, animal center situated on eight acres in Fenton, Michigan. Included on the grounds is a Memorial Garden, “Just This Side of Heaven”, an agility course to keep the dogs busy, four fenced areas for the dogs to play and gorgeous landscaping.