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Allen Minges

October 4, 1936 ~ September 3, 2021 (age 84)


Allen Minges of Cedar Grove, Indiana, passed away peacefully on September 3, 2021 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Allen was born on October 4, 1936 to Walter and Catherine Minges.  After graduating William Henry Harrison High School and he married Gale McDonald.  They were blessed with four children: Allen Jr, David, Nancy and Glen.  Allen was a farmer for all of his life.  When not in the fields he enjoyed hunting and tending to his cows.  He enjoyed his nightly gator drives with his wife Gale to look over the cattle and to take in the beauty of the land.

He left a lasting legacy with is loving wife: Gale (nee McDonald) Minges; dear children: Allen Jr (Cathy), David, Glen (Layne) Minges and Nancy (Randy) Bower; cherished grandchildren: Scott Minges, Carrie (Wyatt) Baker, Andy (Kelly) Donathan, Amber (Kevin) Hensley, Ryan Bower, Zach & Brandon Minges and Drew (Mindy) Bower;  great grandpa of: Cole & Caylee Minges, Abby & Caleb Donathan, Walker Hensley, Emmett, Liam, Scarlett & Raven Baker; Brother-in-law of: Mildred Minges & Jerry (Peggy) McDonald. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his parents: Walter Sr. and Catherine, & 5 brothers: Frank, Leo, Walter, Leonard, & Alford Minges.

Visitation will be Tuesday, September 7, 2021 from 5 pm to 8 pm at Brater Winter Funeral Home, 201 S. Vine St. Harrison, OH 45030.  Mass of Christian Burial will be at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church; 10010 Carolina Trace Road, Harrison, OH 45030 on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 10 AM. Burial to follow at St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery. 

Memorials may be made to Drewersburg EMS or Margaret Mary Hospice through the funeral home. You may bring your donation at the time of the visitation and a funeral home representative will be happy to assist you, or you may make your donation online through the obituary on the funeral home website. 

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September 7, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brater Winter Funeral Home - Harrison
201 S. Vine St.
Harrison, OH

Mass of Christian Burial
September 8, 2021

10:00 AM
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church (Carolina Trace Road)

Graveside Service
September 8, 2021

11:20 AM
St. John s Catholic Cemetery


Drewersburg EMS

Margaret Mary Hospice
321 Mitchell Ave, Batesville IN 47006

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