Albert W. Allenbach, age 82, of Lima, Ohio died at 5:50 p.m., Wednesday, January 25, 2012, at Wyngate Senior Living Center in Lima. He was born February 10, 1929 in Holmes County, Ohio to Christian and Marie Mishler Allenbach. Both parents are deceased. On February 14, 1953 he married Dorothy J. Urwin who survives in Lima.
Mr. Allenbach retired in 1996 as a production manager with Nickles Bakery. Mr. Allenbach was a U.S. Army Veteran who served in Korea. He enjoyed gardening and woodworking. He was an avid supporter of all activities involving his grandchildren and great grandson. Mr. Allenbach was also a Cleveland Indians and Ohio State Buckeyes fan.
Survivors include 5 children Chris (Jean) Allenbach of Lima, Ohio, Linda (Thomas) Wilkerson of Sagamore Hills, Ohio, Debora (James) Gray of Navarre, Ohio, Keith (Karen) Allenbach of Gahanna, Ohio, Brian Allenbach of Lima, Ohio; 10 Grandchildren, Matthew Allenbach, Brett Allenbach, Jamie Gray, Benamin (Erica) Gray, Emily Allenbach, Katelin Allenbach, Karissa Allenbach, Megan Allenbach, Bridgette Allenbach, Alexa Allenbach; 1 great grandson Akyus Richardson; 2 sisters Margaret Fowler of Massillon, Ohio, Marie Bair of Wilmot, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by a sister Betty Ecenbarger.
Funeral service will begin at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, January 28, 2012 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home Cridersville, Father Steve Blum will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, January 28, 2012 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rita’s Hospice or to the donor’s favorite charity.
Date: Saturday, January 28, 2012
Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm