Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Dad's Obituary

Michael Allerton
March 10, 1944 - July 12, 2008
Littleton, Colorado -- Michael E. Allerton, age 64, died Saturday, July 12, 2008, at home surrounded by his loving family.
A memorial service will be held at 7:00pm, Thursday, July 17th, at Horan & McConaty Funeral chapel on 3101 South Wadsworth Blvd. in Lakewood, Colorado. His sons, Rev.'s Michael and James Allerton will officiate. Internment and a graveside service will be at the McCook Memorial Cemetery in McCook, Nebraska, on Saturday, July 19th, at 2:00pm.
Horan & McConaty will be in charge of arrangements in Littleton and Carpenter-Breland Funeral home is in charge of arrangements in McCook.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at HoranCares.com or at Carpenterbreland.com.
Michael Eugene Allerton, the son of Russell and Geraldine, was born in Lincoln, NE, on March 10, 1944, and died in Littleton, CO, on July 12, 2008, at the age of 64 years.
He grew up in Lincoln, NE, and attended Lincoln High School. He was a veteran of the Lincoln Police Department, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, McCook Police Department and Red Willow Sheriff's Department. He was currently employed as Court Security Officer in Denver with the U.S. Marshall's Service. Mike was devoted to serving God, loving his family and enjoyed four-wheeling in the mountains with his wife, playing with his grandkids, fishing, hunting and shooting.
Michael was united in marriage to Kathy Allerton on September 11, 1964, in Lincoln, NE. They lived in Lincoln, NE, Lakewood, CA, and made McCook their home before moving to Colorado in 1996.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Edwin and Russell and nephew Russell III.
Those left to cherish Mike's memory are his wife, Kathy of Littleton, his three sons Michael (Christy) of Littleton, James (Diane) of Tucson, AZ, Kevin (Noelle) of Aurora, CO; seven grandchildren, Thomas, Emily, Abigail, Noah, Ethan, Paetyn and Victoria, several nieces and nephews and numerous friends.

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