Thursday, May 28th, 2009
Former Rockford resident, Christina M. Allmandinger, 54, Glenmore, died at 10:57 a.m. May 27, 2009, at Community Health Professional Defiance Hospice. Death was due to cancer.
She was born May 2, 1955, in Van Wert to Mary Elizbeth "Betty" Murphy and James Bilimek. Her mother survives in Van Wert. On Sept. 14, 1974, she married Gene F. Allmandinger, who survives.
Other survivors are two children, Aaron (Brooke) Allmandinger, Hudson, Ind.; and Stacey (Seth) Baer, Van Wert; four brothers, Jim Bilimek, Van Wert, Rick (Vickie) Bilimek, Middle Point, Mike (Dorothy) Bilimek, Rockford, and Joe (Connie) Bilimek, Van Wert; three sisters, Barb Thompson, Van Wert, Ginny (Darryl) Ricketts, Rockford, and Dede (Rick) Runyon, Ohio City; and four grandchildren.
Deceased is a sister-in-law, Cindy Bilimek.
She was a receptionist for Dr. Devin Laing in Van Wert, and had worked at the Century Trading Company in Van Wert for 15 years. She played and coached volleyball and softball for many years.
Services are 10 a.m. Monday at Zion Lutheran Church, Schumm, the Rev. Jeff Patterson officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. Sat. and 1-5 p.m. Sunday at the Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, Van Wert, and one hour prior to service at the church.
Contributions can be made to the church, the Community Health Professional's Hospice Program or the grandchildren's college funds.