Allen Ray Warren

Allen Ray Warren, 82, of La Porte, passed away Saturday, July 9th, 2022, at his home surrounded by family.  Allen was born on August 15th, 1939, in La Porte, Indiana, to Jacob Bower and Thelma Margaret (Jones) Warren.


He was preceded in death by his parents and his two brothers, Gene and Roy.


He was the beloved husband of Carolyn Lee Snyder, who survives, whom he married on March 11th, 1961, at Salem Chapel, in La Porte, Indiana.  Allen is survived by his three children, Bette (Casey) Hunt, Scott (Jean), and Kevin.  He was blessed with ten grandchildren, Sasha, Stephanie, Spencer, Shane, Christina, Rebecca, Larry, Skyler, Sarah and Jacob; in addition to thirteen great-grandchildren, Chrystian, Gavin, Kayden, Dallas, Logan, Chelsea, Elizabeth, Dyllan, Shelby, Dominic, Dante, Carolyn, and Quinn.  His sister, Kay (Mike) Czanderna; brother-in-law, Phil Sala; sister-in-law, Terry Warren; and numerous nieces and nephews also survive Allen.


Allen graduated with Honors from Purdue University having earned his Bachelor’s Degree in 1973.  He began his career at Clark Equipment Brown Trailer Division in Michigan City, Indiana, moved to Michigan where he worked as a Purchasing Manager for Clark Equipment Transmission Division; in 1981 he joined International Harvester (Case IH) and relocated to the Quad City Area.  Allen retired in 2000 after working at Case IH for 20 years as the Purchasing Manager. 


Allen had a passion for Motorcycles having owned 20+, (almost all of which were Harleys), over the years, however his favorite was his 1993 Harley Davidson FLHT 90Th Anniversary Edition.  Allen was also an avid hunter and proud to say he got his “Buck” every year with “One Shot”.  He also enjoyed fishing, classic cars, old westerns, and had a great love and passion for the great outdoors.


A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1:00 p.m., on Saturday, July 23, 2022, at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, Indiana 46350. Burial will follow at Salem Cemetery.


A time of visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service on Saturday at the funeral home.


Memorial donations may be made to the family c/o Carolyn Warren, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, Indiana 46350.


Funeral information, Allen’s video tribute, as well as online condolences to be shared with his family can be accessed at

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