Steven Lee Allen, 59 of Carlinville, formerly of Michigan, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020, at his sister’s residence. Steve spent his childhood years in Rochester. Steven was born December 9, 1960, in Springfield, a son of Gary Leon and Joanne Taft Allen.
Steven attended Rochester Grade School and High School. He married Ann Bolte and from the union, two daughters were born. They later divorced. Steve worked as a Chef at the Magnus Grand Hotel in rural Raymond. He enjoyed photography and nature. He spent his past time visiting and making new friends, playing with animals, and cooking. He loved to fish local ponds and lakes.
Steve is survived by his mother, Joanne Pedrick of Springfield; daughters, Jennifer Gunn of Jacksonville, FL and Niki Allen of Holland, MI; three grandchildren; sister, Denise Masters of Carlinville; half-sister, Stephanie Beneky of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews.