LITTLETON, Colo. -- Michael Eugene Allerton, age 64, died Saturday, July 12, 2008, at his home in Littleton, Colo., surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Lincoln to Russell and Geraldine Allerton on March 10, 1944. He grew up in Lincoln 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.
Michael was united in marriage to Kathy Reynolds on Sept.11, 1964, in Lincoln, Neb. They lived in Lincoln, Lakewood, Calif., and made McCook their home before moving to Colorado in 1996.
Mike was devoted to serving God and loving his family, he enjoyed four-wheeling in the mountains with his wife, playing with his grandkids, fishing, hunting and shooting.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Edwin and Russell and nephew, Russell Allerton 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, Ariz., Kevin (Noelle) of Aurora, Colo.; seven grandchildren, Thomas, Emily, Abigail, Noah, Ethan, Paetyn and Victoria; several nieces and nephews and numerous friends.
Memorial services will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 17, 2008, at Horan & McConaty Funeral Chapel in Lakewood, Colo., with his sons, the Rev.'s Michael and James Allerton officiating. Interment and graveside services will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in McCook on Saturday, July 19, at 2 p.m.
Horan & McConaty will be in charge of arrangements in Littleton and Carpenter-Breland Funeral home is in charge of arrangements in McCook.