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Allen Harksen

September 24, 1937 August 6, 2016
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ALLEN HARKSEN, 78, of Morrison, IL, died Saturday, August 6, 2016, at Resthave Home in Morrison. Allen was born September 24, 1937, in Clinton, IA, to Delbert and Marian (Sleeper) Harksen. He graduated in 1956 from Clinton High School in Clinton, IA. Allen served in the United States Army. Allen married Janet Wilkens on April 11, 1960 in Clinton, IA. He was employed by the Chicago Northwestern Railroad retiring in 1996. Allen was a member of Ebenezer Reformed Church in Morrison and a member of the National Rifle Association. He enjoyed outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, and camping. Survivors include his wife, Janet; two daughters, Teresa (David) Bartels of Fulton, IL and DeeAnna Harksen of Chadwick, IL; five grandchildren, Corey Anderson, Colin Anderson, Cassie Heusinkveld, Candyce Haag, and Colton Haag; four step grandchildren, Erik (Karla) Bartels, Conner (Susie) Bartels, Britta (Tyler) Brannon and Joshua (Rande) Bartels; and four step great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Randall Harksen; two sisters, Helen Harksen and Evelyn Schuette.

FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:30 A.M., Thursday, August 11, 2016, at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeOFFICIATING: Mr. Ken RenkesVISITATION: 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. Wednesday, August 10, 2016, at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeINTERMENT: Grove Hill Cemetery - Morrison, IL
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