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Michael Edward Allar Obituary

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Michael Edward Allar

Peoria, IL

September 30, 1934 - March 11, 2023

Michael Edward Allar Obituary

Mr. Michael Edward Allar, age 88, formerly of Peoria passed away on Saturday March 11, 2023 at Davie Nursing and Rehab in Mocksville, North Carolina. He was born on September 30, 1934 in Peoria, IL. Michael married Ramona Adkins on June 16, 1957 in Peoria. Mike and Ramona were happily married for 64 year until Ramonas passing in 2021. They are now reunited in love. Mike graduated from Woodruff High School in 1952. He attended Bradley University, where he was a member of the Alpha Phi Omega and Theta Ki Fraternities. He graduated in 1956 with a Bachelor of Science in Education. He went on to receive his Master of Arts in Education Administration from Bradley University in 1967. Michael was an educator, principal, and superintendent for several school districts in the Peoria area, including Limestone and Peoria Heights. Most of his career was spent in the IVC School District in Chillicothe, IL. He loved children, teaching others to play chess, reading, crossword puzzles, and vegetable gardening. He proudly served in the United States Army Reserves. Mike worked several summers at Don Greenwoods Sky Ranch Day Camp. He also taught at the Balda Driving School. Michael is survived by two sons: Stephen (Chesney) Allar of Copley, OH, Robert (Michelle) Allar of Winston-Salem, NC, one daughter-in-law Gwen Allar of Westchester, IL; five grandchildren: Andrew, Garrett, Isabella, Emily and Benjamin; siblings: one brother Terry (Cindy Small) Allar of Seattle, WA, and one sister Lynne (Steve) Meine of Fenton, MO; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Bridie (Lyttleton) Allar, wife, Ramona (Adkins) Allar, and one son, Daniel Edward Allar. A visitation will be held on March 25, 2023 at Cumerford-Clary Funeral Home in Peoria from 11:00 to 1:00. Funeral service will begin at 1:00. Reverend Aletha Weatherall will officiate the service. Burial will follow at Swan Lake Memorial Gardens in Peoria, IL. Memorial contributions in honor of Mr. Allar may be directed to Saint Jude Childrens Hospital. Online tributes and condolences may be made at www.cumerfordclary.com. Visitation Saturday, March 25th, 2023 11:00 am - 01:00 pm 428 W. McClure Ave., Peoria IL 61604 Funeral Service Saturday, March 25th, 2023 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm 428 W. McClure Ave., Peoria IL 61604 Burial Saturday, March 25th, 2023 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm 4601 W War Memorial Dr, Edwards IL 61528

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