No services are planned at this time.
Allen W. Houck age 86 of Sturgis, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Ascension Borgess Hospital.
Allen was born on October 10, 1933 in Sturgis, a son to the late Ernest and Freida (Holtz) Houck.
Allen attended Sturgis High School. Once Allen separated from the United States Air Force he settled back in Sturgis and would live the rest of his life there.
On June 14, 1953 Allen married Mary Robinson at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Sturgis. Mary would precede him in death on August 12, 2018.
Allen loved the outdoors. He worked as a house painter for 65 years. He loved to hunt and fish but most especially loved his grandchildren.
Allen is survived by three sons: Michael (Crystal) Houck, Douglas Houck, and Jack (Cammy) Houck all of Sturgis, One daughter Mary Katherine Maines of Bronson, seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Allen was preceded in death by his parents and wife Mary, brothers: Jim, James and John Houck, sisters: Joann Dalman, and Joyce Rush.
Following in Allen’s wishes cremation has taken place. At this time no services are planned. The family was assisted by the Schipper Funeral Home in Colon. Condolences may be left online at Schipperfuneralhome.com.