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Born: May 13, 1929

Date of Passing: Nov 28, 2019

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May 13, 1929 - November 28, 2019

After living in the city of Winnipeg for over 90 years, Allen passed away peacefully at Donwood Manor.
He is survived by his wife Dorothy, children, Clyde and Marla, son-in-law Jeff, grandchildren, Kailey (Brian) and Shane (Katharine), great-grandchild Reid, brother Marvin, nieces and nephew, and close friend Hedy Mielke and her family.
Allen was proud to have grown up in the North End of Winnipeg. Shortly after he and Dorothy married, they moved to East Kildonan to raise their family. Allen was employed as a Winnipeg police officer for 34 years. He and Dorothy were married for 58 years and enjoyed spending time with their family, friends and neighbours - both at their home and cottage at Granite Lake. There were trips to Hawaii, Florida and Arizona that made the Winnipeg winters a little shorter. After he and Dorothy separated, Allen moved to Sarina Towers and later River Ridge. In his later years, he enjoyed spending time with Hedy playing dice and card games, taking drives in the country and walks in the park, and going to church.
His final six months were spent at Donwood Manor. The staff of River Ridge and Donwood Manor made Allen's final years enjoyable, despite his failing health, and he appreciated each person who assisted him to his final day.
Allen will be cremated and then laid to rest at Glen Eden Memorial Gardens on Main Street at a private service with family and close friends in early May 2020. As he requested be engraved on his burial stone the phrase "It is finally over", his long journey ends, but as he believed a new one begins, may it be one of peace and tranquility.

Family and friends may sign a Book of Condolence at

Glen Eden Funeral Home

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Dec 07, 2019

Condolences & Memories (3 entries)

  • On behalf of the Management, Staff & residents at River Ridge 1 Retirement Residence we offer our deepest condolences on the passing of our dear friend Mr. Huff (as he liked to be called). He has been missed since he left our home just a few short months ago. May he no longer be suffering and at peace on this new journey. Hugs from all of us. - Posted by: River Ridge 1 Retirement Residence (Lived in our building) on: Dec 09, 2019

  • Clyde and Marla, You probably don’t remember me but we went to Elementary and Jr. High together and I just wanted to offer you all my condolences. I’m so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. Please know my condolences are with you during this very sad and difficult time. - Posted by: Wendy Hanson Zilli (School friend) on: Dec 08, 2019

  • Saddened to see that another good man has passed. Back in early 1950s I first met Al when he worked at Genser's furniture. He and his fellow workmen played baseball during lunch breaks close by my home. He later became a commrade of mine with the WPD.He was my influence in joining. Al was a fine man, and Police Officer. My condolences to all members of his family. Ron Truesdale (now living in Qualicum Beach,B.C. ) - Posted by: Ron Truesdale (Former WPD commrand....and friend for 65 yrs.) on: Dec 07, 2019

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