2013 Deceased Member — James F. Allen
In Memory of James F. Allen
James "Jim" F. Allen, 71, passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at his home in Scottsdale, AZ of natural causes. He was born on October 10, 1942 in Indianapolis, IN to Donald and Ruth (Suttles) Allen.
Jim grew up in Indianapolis and was a member of the founding first grade class of Saint Mark Catholic School. He graduated from Southport High School in Indianapolis in 1960. After high school he attended college at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, IN where he received a BA in 1965. In 1971 he became a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA.) In 1977 he achieved the designation of Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.
Jim married Alicia (Ehrmantraut) Allen in 1963.
Jim was an avid golfer and bowler. He loved sports and was a die-hard Dallas Cowboys and St. Louis Cardinals fan. Jim loved his morning crossword, Sudoku, Freecell and card games. Most importantly, he was a devoted and loving father to his four children. He will be so terribly missed.
Jim was preceded in death by his father, Donald Allen.
Jim is survived by his son, Jay Allen of Fitchburg, WI; his daughter, Jennifer (Benjamin) Allen - Rocha of Rockford, IL; his son, Jeffrey (Christa) Allen of Plano, TX; his son, John (Pamela) Allen of Los Angeles, CA; his grandchildren, Ashley, Katrina, Amanda, Samantha, Tyler, Audrey, Garret, Hazel, Benjamin and Naomi; his mother, Ruth Allen; brother, John Allen; his sister, Victoria (Allen) Musick; and his loving nieces, nephew and numerous other relatives.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Jim to St. Mark Catholic Church. Online condolences may be shared with the family at: orileyfuneralhome.com