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Allen W. Durow Sr.
Issue Date: July 29, 2020
Allen William Durow, Sr, 78, of Menominee, Mi., passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at his granddaughter's home with his son and granddaughter by his side.
Born March 25, 1942 in Marinette, to the late Albert Durow and Clara (Johnson " Durow) Beaufait, he graduated from Menominee High School in 1960 and married the late Gloria Kuhnlein on June 2, 1962 in Menominee. After graduation he worked at AMC (American Motors Corporation) in Kenosha before returning to Menominee to work for his father-in-law, Pete Kuhnlein at K & C Plumbing and Heating where he started his long career as a Plumber and Pipefitter. From there, he worked at All State Mechanical as a job superintendent where he retired from at age 55.
After retirement, he wintered with his wife in Florida and Alabama. After she passed in 2013, he enjoyed wintering in Florida with his sister, Elaine. He enjoyed time with family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. An avid Green Bay Packer fan, he also enjoyed Menominee Maroons football, NASCAR and University of Michigan football.
He is survived by two sons, Jeffrey Durow, Sr. of Shawano and Allen (Aoife) Durow, Jr., of Camden, Me.; a sister, Elaine Durow of Lake Worth, Fla; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three brothers-in-law, Pete (Della) Kuhnlein, Steve (Sue) Kuhnlein and Bill (Gloria) Kuhnlein; many nieces and nephews and special friend, Bea Lindstrom.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria; a brother, Elroy; a sister, Marlene and a daughter-in-law, Barb Sohr-Durow.
Due to current public health concerns, a private burial service will be held at Faithorn Cemetery and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date to be announced. Anderson Kell Funeral Home of Menominee is assisting the family with arrangements.