Allen Fred Wait, 82
Allen Fred Wait, 82, of Allegan, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at Wings Home in Allegan. He was born Jan. 9, 1932, in Niles, the son of Fred and Marie (Maxant) Wait.
Allen was a longtime member of the Allegan United Methodist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Allen worked for Rockwell for 37 years, having retired in 1987.
Allen is survived by his beloved wife Rachel; his children, Helen Wait, Debra Dykema, Penny (Tony) Emmons and Scott (Michaella) Wait; his nine grandchildren; his seven great-grandchildren; his brother Roland (Marcia) Wait; and his sister Sandra (Jack) Bale.
Friends may join the family for a memorial service on Wednesday, Dec. 3, at 11 a.m. at Allegan United Methodist Church, 409 Trowbridge St., Allegan. Pastor Robert Lynch will be officiating. Inurnment is at Hudson Corners, Allegan Township.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wings Home, 330 Linn St., Allegan, MI 49010 and Allegan United Methodist Church, 409 Trowbridge St., Allegan, MI 49010. Arrangements are being provided by Gorden Funeral Residence, Allegan Chapel, www.gordenfuneral.com.