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Richard R. Allen, 84 of Emerson died Monday July 22, 2019 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

He was born on September 4, 1934 in Sterling, the son of Robert Clay and Edna Lucille (Frankfother) Allen. He was a graduate of Bradley University. He married Karen Gail Elmendorf on September 18, 1960 in Sterling. He had worked at National Manufacturing in Sterling for 30 years retiring as plant engineer. He was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Dixon and had served as a past Boy Scout leader. He had enjoyed fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Karen; his son Rob (Amy) Allen of Manlius; his daughters: Kristina (Dan) Schauff of Galt and Kathleen Allen of Berrien Springs. MI; his four grandchildren: Greg (Taylor) Allen, Kathryn Schauff, Ryan (Hannah) Allen and James Schauff; and one great grandchild Heather Allen.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be Friday July 26, 2019 from 9 – 11 AM at the McDonald Funeral Home, 1002 12th Avenue in Rock Falls. The funeral will follow at 11 AM. Burial will conclude at Riverside Cemetery in Sterling.