William Allerton, 84

Published 9:49pm Thursday, August 2, 2012

William Allerton, 84
Born: May 30, 1928


Died: July 30, 2012

William Allerton, 84, of Dowagiac, passed away at his home Monday, July 30, 2012.

William was born on May 30, 1928 to the late Donald and Anna (Wiltrakis) Allerton.

William was in the United States Army and a current member of the VFW.

He was a great wood worker and turned it in to a profession that he loved, making patterns for several companies.

After he retired William couldn’t sit idly by so he took on a job as a greeter at Walmart in Benton Harbor.

After 13 years of working there, he had to retire due to his health in 2011.

He is preceded in death by his parents; son, William Allerton Jr.; two grandchildren; a brother, Gene Allerton; and daughter-in-law, Janice Allerton.

William is survived by his children, Timothy Allerton of Dowagiac, Terry (Doug) McIntyre of Decatur, Sherry (George) Dunn of Stevensville; 12 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and siblings. Linda Castellanos of Sturgis and Paul (Luba) Allerton of Fairplane.

To send condolences or upload a photo for the family, please visit  www.BrownFuneralHomeNiles.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Niles.

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