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Michael D. Allen

September 20, 1964 May 17, 2019
Michael D. Allen
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Obituary for Michael D. Allen

Michael D. “Mike” Allen, 54, died Friday, May 17, 2019, at his home in Cedar Rapids following a courageous battle with cancer.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Vinton with Father Dustin L. Vu as Celebrant. Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 21, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home in Vinton and one hour prior to Mass at the church on Wednesday. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Vinton.
Mike was born September 20, 1964, in Marshalltown, Iowa, the son of Roger and Louise Parsons Allen. He went to school in Cedar Rapids.
On August 21, 1987, Mike was united in marriage with Theresa Ann Parr at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids.
Mike worked as a service tech for Marco.
He was a member of St. John XXIII Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids. Mike was a huge
Philadelphia Eagles fan. He loved life: loved to travel, the outdoors and was loved by everyone he met. He was a very loyal friend and a wonderful husband, father and Grandpa!
Mike is survived by his wife of 31 years, Theresa, of Cedar Rapids; two daughters: Tshauna Brandis of Cedar Rapids and Tanya (Jasen) Freeman of Ely; two grandchildren: Bryanna Brandis and Joel Freeman; one brother, Brian (Penny) Allen of Marion; one sister, Brenda Allen of Marion; mother-in-law, Janice Parr, of Vinton; brother-in-law Brian (Jennifer) Parr of Vinton; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Michele Allen; a nephew, Zachary Allen; and his father-in-law, Jack Parr.
Memorials may be directed to the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha or the Hall-Perrine Cancer Center in Cedar Rapids.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

21

May

4:30 PM 5/21/2019 4:30:00 PM - 7:30 PM 5/21/2019 7:30:00 PM
Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home

1212 1st Avenue
Vinton, IA 52349

Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home
1212 1st Avenue Vinton 52349 IA
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

22

May

9:30 AM 5/22/2019 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 5/22/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church,

2200 2nd Ave
Vinton, IA 52349

St. Mary Catholic Church,
2200 2nd Ave Vinton 52349 IA
United States

Service

Wednesday

22

May

10:30 AM 5/22/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church,

2200 2nd Ave
Vinton, IA 52349

St. Mary Catholic Church,
2200 2nd Ave Vinton 52349 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Evergreen Cemetery Final Resting Place

1002 E 10th St
Vinton, IA 52349

1002 E 10th St Vinton 52349 IA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Dennis & Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy

315 18th Avenue
Hiawatha, IA 52233

Hall-Perrine Cancer Center

701 10th St. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
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