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Allen R. Sorce

September 7, 1934 September 30, 2018
Allen R. Sorce
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Washington- Allen R. Sorce, age 84, of Washington, IL., passed away Sunday, September 30, 2018 at the OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Center, in Peoria, after a three year battle with cancer.

Allen was born on September 7, 1934 in Chicago, a son of Roy and Isabelle (Viola) Sorce.
He married Janet Erickson and they had two sons; Roy A. (Julie) Sorce of Dunlap, IL and James A. (Mila) Sorce of Temecula, CA. He later married Nancy Hegg in May of 1986. She survives. Also surviving are seven grandchildren; Veronica, Elizabeth, Roy II, Allen, Jed, Ilona and Ben.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Francis.

He attended Wells High School in Chicago and proudly served in the US Army from 1954 to 1956.

On October 1, 1971, Allen purchased DeHater Paper Co., currently known as Sorce Enterprises, Inc. Roy joined his father in the business in 1985, and they expanded the company into a full line food service distribution company covering eight states.

Cremation Rites will be accorded.

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