Malvern “Mook” Walter Allen, 93 of Bunker Hill, died at his residence on Friday, June 5, 2020. He was born on April 7, 1927, in Wood River to Ernest L. Allen Sr. and Ellen R. (Reed) Allen. He married Helen Marie (Burns) Allen on September 12, 1953 in Shipman.
He was an environmental engineer for USDA. Malvern was a member of the American Legion of Bunker Hill.
He is survived by his spouse, Helen Marie Allen of Bunker Hill; children, Michael (Joan) Allen, Kathleen (Mark) Knetzer, Theresa (David) Bryan, Denise (James) Davis, John (Bonnie) Allen, Joan (Jerry) Flarity, and Richard (Leann) Allen; 17 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; numerous great-great-grandchildren; and siblings, Elizabeth Diel, Joyce Rakers, Ernest “Jack” Allen Jr, Levida Hileman, Arthur “Ace” Allen and James Allen.
Malvern was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, William Allen, Robin Allen and Ernestine Baker.
Public services will be held at a later date. Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill is in charge of the arrangements.