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David Watson Allan, formerly of Joliet, Ill., died Sunday, June 9, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio. He was 75.

Mr. Allan was born in Joliet Sept. 22, 1937, the son of Kenneth and Elizabeth Allan.

He graduated from Joliet Township High School in 1955, and was a graduate of Beloit College class of 1959 with a bachelor of science degree.

He served as an officer in the U.S. Navy and

Naval Reserve from 1960-’66.


He worked for Sears Roebuck and Co. for 39 years in Illinois, California and Ohio.

After his retirement in 1998, he lived in Ohio and northern Wisconsin.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Noble.

Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Ann Allan (nee Rice); two sons, Andrew and Thomas; daughter, Katherine; and three grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Carlson-Holmquist-Sayles Funeral Home in Joliet, Ill., Friday, June 14, with interment at Elmhurst Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers,  memorials to the Joliet Township High School Band will be appreciated.

For more information, contact (815) 744-0022, or visit

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 2:37 PM
Last Updated on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 2:38 PM

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