Mildred Louise (Millie) Allen
Residence: Monticello, Indiana
Died: Saturday, October 11, 2008
Location: 2:40 p.m., at the Monticello Assisted Living & Healthcare Center in Monticello, Indiana
 
 
Age: 91
Date of Birth: Thursday, January 18, 1917
Birth place:
 
 
Father: Claude Price  
Mother: Bertha Shipley  
Marital Status: Widowed
Resided in: Monticello, Indiana for the last three (3) years, coming here from Brookston, Indiana
Funeral Date: Thursday, October 16, 2008
Funeral Location: 10:30 a.m., at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana
Clergy: Rev. Keith Raderstorf of the Monticello Christian Church of Monticello, Indiana.
Burial will take place: Brookston I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Brookston, Indiana
Visitation will be: 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Biographical Information: Millie was born and raised in the Buck Creek/Pine Village communities in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, and attended elementary school in Lafayette, Indiana. She has lived in the Monticello, Indiana community for the last three (3) years, coming from the Brookston, Indiana area where she had lived from 1962 until moving to Monticello, Indiana in 2005. Millie had worked at Central Laboratories in Lafayette, Indiana. She made electronic boards for computers for ten (10) years, only to retired to take care of her mother. Millie also owned and operated the Corner Cafe Restaurant in Brookston, Indiana in the 1960's. While in business there, Brookston hosted the Farm Progress Show, and Millie had to work at the cafe twenty-two (22) hours a day. She had also worked at her son's business Bud's Bowling Center in Monticello, Indiana, for several years. Millie enjoyed traveling and was a member of the Gad-a-bout Travel Club, traveling with Imperial Travel in Lafayette, Indiana. She was also a member of the former Order of the Eastern Star in Brookston, Indiana.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: May be given to the St. Elizabeth Hospice Program, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Marriage Information: On July 21, 1933, in Morocco, Indiana, she married Karl Allen, Sr.. He died January 13, 1990.
Survivors include:
Daughter,
Shirley (husband Fred) Shelton of Tempe, Arizona;

Son,
Karl "Bud" (companion Judy) Allen, Jr. of Monticello, Indiana;

Grandchildren,
Pamela "Pam" Alexander of Frankton, Indiana,
Teresa (husband Tom) Thompson of Delphi, Indiana,
Gary (wife Cindy) Allen of Monticello, Indiana,
Ronnie "Ron" (wife Lisa) Simpson of Salyersville, Kentucky,
David Simpson of Rochester, Indiana,
Debbie (husband Hal) Higgens of Tempe, Arizona, and
Michael "Mike" (wife Jennifer) Collins of Paradise Valley, Arizona;

Sixteen (16) Great Grandchildren;

Seven (7) Great Great Grandchildren;

Numerous Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, Great Nephews, Great Great Nieces and Nephews and Cousins.

Preceded in Death:
Sisters,
Helen Lucas, and
Ida Barrett;

Brother,
Marvin Price.

Arrangements by:
Miller-Roscka Funeral Home