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March 4, 1954 - February 26, 2015
Service Date March 7, 2015
Celebration of Life will be held 1 – 4 pm Saturday, March 7, 2015, at the Buffalo House
Douglas Robert Allen died peacefully surrounded by family and friends, February 26, 2015, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born March 4, 1954, to Robert & Shirley Allen (Held) in Fort Smith, AK.
Doug traveled with his military family as a child. Duluth, MN, became his permanent home in the 1990’s while working with the Boilermaker’s Union. Doug traveled the US as a Boilermaker for 35 years, retiring from Boilermaker’s Local 647 in 2012.
Doug is survived by; his wife Elizabeth (Beth) Allen of Duluth; daughter Joanne Allen of Alaska, stepson Christopher Erickson of Duluth; grandchildren Katie, Logan and Christine Erickson of Duluth and Kaitlin Miller of Washington; mother Shirley Held of New Mexico; sister Sharon Howard of Washington, brother Kenny Andrews of Colorado, brother Johnathan Allen of North Carolina, sister Danielle Allen of North Carolina.
Celebration of Life will be held 1 – 4 pm Saturday, March 7, 2015, at the Buffalo House, Duluth. Services by Affordable Cremation & Burial, 218-491-7011, affordableduluth.com