Milo E. Allen son of Eugene and Mary Allen was born in Waverly township, Van Buren county, Mich., April 24, 1889 and met death by accidental shooting while hunting November 14, 1925.
He was married to Hazel Leedy of Columbia township, January 15, 1915 and to this union five children were born, four boys and one girl, Lewis Eugene, ten; Robert, eight; Paul, six; Marietta, three and George Albert, eight months.
Milo enlisted on the 2nd day of January 1908 and served six years in the U.S. Army, being honorably discharged May 5, 1914. One year and a half of this was spent in the Philippine Islands and three years in Panama.
Besides his wife and five children there is a father, Eugene Allen of Bloomingdale; a brother George of Gobles; a brother, Selden, of West Palm Beach, and a host of relatives and friends left to mourn his loss.
He was a kind and loving husband and father and always thoughtful and considerate of his friends.
Funeral services were held at the Breedsville church Nov. 17 and burial at the Breedsville cemetery. Rev. Foster Fuller conducted the service at the church and the F. &n A.M. of Bloomingdale, of which lodge the deceased was a member, conducted the service at the cemetery.
The Bangor Advance – November 19, 1925