Pat Alvin Allen, 65, Rochester, passed away at 4:39 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at his residence.

He was born on June 25, 1951, in Newberry, Mich., the son of Alvin and Marian (Griffith) Allen.

On Dec. 20, 1973, in Traverse City, Mich., he married Pamela (Olsen) Allen. She survives.

Mr. Allen had worked in the timber industry for many years and worked in construction. He had also worked as a heavy equipment mechanic. He enjoyed hunting and fishing in his spare time.

Survivors include his wife, Pamela Allen, Rochester; children Tim and wife Michelle Baynton, Newberry, Mich., Shawn and wife Susan Allen, Tyner, Melissa and husband Brad Reynolds, Rochester, Jason and wife Stephine Allen, Plymouth, and Shannon and husband Chris Williams, Plymouth; 13 grandchildren; brother Russ Allen, Rochester; and sister Bonnie Lee, Culver.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Francis Griffin, George Allen and Rex Allen; and sisters Anna May Cole, Roseman Swan, Georgia Ash, Barbara McAlpine and Grace Cole.

There is no service scheduled at this time. Arrangements are handled by Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester.

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