Allen Struve, age 64, of Sheboygan, died happy and sober on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at his home. He was born in Plymouth on April 25, 1956, the son of the late Henry and Mable Dassow Struve.
While growing up Allen attended local schools in the Plymouth area. He then enlisted in the U.S. Marines and served his country during the evacuation of Vietnam at the end of the war. Allen was able to travel to Washington D.C. on an Honor Flight in 2019.
He was employed in the parts distribution center at the Gilson/Toro Company in Plymouth for many years and had his own handyman business as well. Allen was member of AA and the DAV. He enjoyed racing his modified at the Plymouth fairgrounds and his go-karts in Elkhart Lake and Hilbert. Allen loved to build muscle car models and was a fan of Mark Martin.
Survivors include his son, Bradley Struve; grandchildren; a brother, Walter Struve and his sister, Shirley Smoot. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Allen is also survived by his two fury companions, “Precious and Rusty”. Allen was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Judith Lensmire, three brothers, Warren, Stanley and Rolland Struve, and his stepmother, Ilene Struve.
In accordance with Allen’s wishes, no services will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Allen’s name may directed to the American Cancer Society.
The Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.reinboldfh.com