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Robert "Robbie" C. Allen

June 28, 1968 ~ October 22, 2018 (age 50)


            Robert “Robbie” C. Allen, age 50, of Limestone, formerly of Peotone, passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.

            He was born on June 28, 1968 in Harvey, IL.  He was a Peotone High School graduate, Class of 1986.  He was a pipefitter with Local 597.  Robbie loved watching his kids play sports as they grew up, enjoyed auto racing, and going to car shows.  He also loved spending every evening with his Beagles:  Ellie, Cameron, and Sloane

            He is survived by his wife, Christine (Jones) Allen who he married on September 10, 1994 in Kankakee; his mother and step-father, Patricia and Bill Carbine of Skanee, MI; his children, Trevor Allen and Drew Allen both of Limestone and Meghan Allen of Bourbonnais; a grandson, Jackson; 2 sisters, Staci Heflin and Shannon (Scott) Bisping; and a brother, Tony (Dawn) Allen all of Peotone; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Donald and Joyce Jones of Limestone; a brother-in-law, Mike (Kelly) Jones of Limestone; his step-mother, Beverly Allen of Chicago Heights; 2 step-brothers, Steve (Lynne) Steinhauer and Ray (Keni) Steinhauer both of Crete; a step-sister, Stacey Steinhauer of Chicago Heights; and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Allen. 

            Visitation will be held at the Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home on Thursday, October 25 from 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.  Funeral services will be held at the Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home on Friday, October 26 at 11:00 a.m., Deacon Jim Kelly officiating.  Cremation rites will be accorded following services.  Memorials to the family’s wishes would be appreciated.  

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