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Allen Plasterer

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
2:00 PM until 4:00 PM
6:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Smith & Sons Funeral Home
207 North Main Street
Columbia City, IN 46725

Thursday, May 24, 2012
11:00 AM
Smith & Sons Funeral Home
207 North Main Street
Columbia City, IN 46725

Allen L. Plasterer, 79, of New Haven, died at 7:15 p.m. Friday, May 18, 2012 at Golden Years Homestead where he had been a resident since 2009.

He was born February 13, 1933 in Fort Wayne, Indiana a son of Richard W. and Myrtle (Lee) Plasterer. His formative years were spent in Fort Wayne where he graduated from Central High School.

On February 1, 1952 he enlisted in the United States Air Force, serving during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged January 31, 1956.

He was employed 21 years with the Fort Wayne Fire Department, retiring in 1979. He also delivered flowers for Indiana Flower Supply until 1988.

On January 29, 1983 he was united in marriage to Jacqueline L. Ramp.

He was a member of Fort Wayne Firefighters Local 124.

Surviving relatives include his wife, Jackie; three children, Dawn (Robert) Fiore of Fort Wayne, Rex (Juanita) Plasterer of Fort Wayne and Cheryl Walker of Huntington; two step children, Laurie (Mark) Anderson of New Haven and Garrick (Jennifer) Cook of Fort Wayne; 13 grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Plasterer and two sisters, Glenna Army and Marylin Glover.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City. The burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Larwill. The visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to Firefighters Museum.


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