Mark Steven Allen

Obituary for Mark Steven Allen

January 12, 1959 - June 9, 2018
Fort Wayne, Indiana | Age 59

Loving Father, Grandfather and Friend


Mark Steven Allen, 59, passed away on Saturday, June 9, 2018 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was born January 12, 1959 to Roland and Virginia (O'Grady) Allen in Batavia, New York. Mark grew up raising onions on the family farm and graduated from Elba Central High School in 1977. Together with his brother Dan, he built a successful business in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where he spent the last 33 years of his life.

Mark enjoyed music, history, business, philosophy and spending time with family and friends. He loved to laugh and maintained his sense of humor throughout his entire battle with Multiple Myeloma. He fought daily with strength and perseverance up until the last minute when it was time for his spirit to soar with the Lord.

Survivors include his 3 daughters, Sara (Eric) Cutigni, Rebecca (Andrew Rhodes) Allen and Rachel (Scot) Polley; former wife and longtime friend, Cindy Maxwell; 5 grandchildren, Jackson, Chase, Keira, Anabelle and Kohen; 2 brothers, Rick (Julie) Allen and Dan (Diana) Allen; 2 sisters, Catie (Phil) Ellis and Tracy (Dan) Hoeffel; and numerous family members and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his grandparents.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 with visitation hours from 12:30 - 3:00pm followed by a Memorial Service at 3:00pm at D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Home Pine Valley, 1320 E. Dupont Road Fort Wayne, Indiana. Friends, family and others whose lives were touched by Mark are invited to share online condolences on his memorial tribute at

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