Allen Robert Linder, 65 of Milan, died on February 20 as part of a work related rescue attempt. He was born on November 29, 1954 in Norwalk to the late Frank and Agnes (Phillips) Linder. Allen graduated from Norwalk High School and EHOVE.
Allen loved his wife, his children and cherished his grandchildren. He was a skilled winemaker alongside his friend Norb Barman whom he admired. He was a truck driver for KAG (Keenan Advantage Group). He formerly drove for Norwalk Furniture. He drove millions of miles, making friends all along the way. Allen would give you the shirt off his back or his last nickel if you needed it.
Survivors include his loving wife of 46 years, Cindy (Deer) Linder, their children, Allen Linder Jr. and Casey (Dawn) Linder, grandchildren, Seth, Isabellah, Avery, and Audrey; siblings, Linda (Robert) Huey, Andy (Mary) Linder, Gerry (Judy) Linder, Vicky (Randy) Zipfel, Steve (Sharon) Linder, Marv (Vicki) Linder, Rita Linder, Tina (Scot) Davidson; he is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and close friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Martin, Charlie and Edwin.
Visitation is Thursday, February 27, 2020 at Walker-Eastman-Heydinger Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk, OH from 4 PM until 7 PM and again on Friday February, 28 at The Chapel, Norwalk Campus, 156 S. Norwalk Road W. #9260 from 10 AM until 11 AM until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting www.walkereastmanheydingerfh.com
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