Allen C. Wilmot 1930–2020 Webster—Allen Wilmot, age 90 of Webster, MN passed away suddenly at his home on October 8, 2020. Allen proudly served his country in the US Navy. He retired from Soo Lines Railroad after 34 years. Allen is preceded in death by his son, Allen; parents, George and Lois, and sister, Nona Hines. He is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Marie; children, Susan Lee, Deborah Wilmot, George (Jean), and Bonita (Steven) Beek; grandchildren, Christopher, Aaron, Emily, Matthew and Michael; great grandchild, Sebastian, also by other relatives and friends. Allen was born in Swanville, MN, where he got his love of the north woods and lost his mother when he was five when his sister Lois helped care for him. He had no permanent home until he married Marie. He joined the US Navy at seventeen, and met Marie also in the Navy and they married on October 6, 1950 in Pascagoula, MS, while stationed at Pensacola Naval Air Station. After military service they moved to New York and then to Minneapolis, then a hobby farm by Orchard Lake and then to the farm at Webster. He worked for the Soo Line railroad, and when he retired he built a sawmill and spent time in his workshop, gardening, fishing and going for coffee twice a day with his good friends. He was always an outdoor person, loved ice fishing and hunting and had endless energy and was always helping all those he knew at a moment's notice. His family was everything to him and he was amazing in all the things he did for them. Allen savored the moments he spent with his children and grandchildren and everyday was a good day to him, despite living through many sorrows. He was always bringing home pets of all kinds for his five children, horses, cats, dogs, goat, sheep, rabbits, and raised hogs and beef cattle on the farm. Al and Marie celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary two days before he passed. Al's last years were spent quietly at home watching lots of wildlife with Marie and Deb and his cat Tipper. Funeral Service was held 11 AM Monday October 12, 2020 at the St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4376 41st St W., Webster, MN., with a visitation starting at 10 AM at church. Interment St. Johns Cemetery, Webster. Military Honors will be provided by Lonsdale American Legion Post 586. Memorials preferred to St. Johns Church in Webster, MN White Funeral Home 952-469-2723 Condolences: www.whitefuneralhomes.com
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