John H. Allemang, 67, of Scottsdale, passed away at his home on May 22, 2005 following a two year battle with cancer. He was born March 9, 1938 in Morrison, IL, the son of Herbert & Fritzi Allemang. John attended the Citadel before returning to Bloomington, IL where he graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University. He married Joyce Watlington in 1960 in Phoenix, Arizona. The couple then returned to Illinois where they raised two sons. In 1980, they moved back to the valley where John was employed by APS. He continued his career in telecommunications with the State of Arizona until his retirement. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herb & Fritzi and his step-mother, Margaret Geyer Allemang. He is survived by his wife, Joyce; sons, Greg (Kathy) of Tempe, Jeff (Debi) of Phoenix; grandchildren, Robyn, Nicole, Brad and Lindsey and his sister, Phyllis Gordon of Grand Rapids, MN. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St, Phoenix, AZ 85014 or The American Cancer Society, 2929 E. Thomas Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85016. A memorial service will be held at a later.
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