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David Allen Highlen


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HIGHLEN, David Allen, 74, of Springfield, passed away on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 in his residence after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. David was born on October 15, 1942 in Wells County, Indiana to Lawrence and Anna Belle (Dungan) Highlen. He retired from Navistar after many years of service, was a member of U.A.W. Local 402 and served in the U.S. Army Reserves. He enjoyed fishing, auto racing and spending time in his garage. Survivors include his wife, Karen Sue (Flowers) Highlen; son, Randall Allen Highlen; one granddaughter, Bella Ann Highlen, who was the joy of his life; five siblings, Larry Highlen, Martha (Joe) Stanczyk, Marv (Mary) Highlen, Tom (Mary Jo) Highlen, Gale (Chris) Highlen and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Ann Jackson. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Springfield Regional Cancer Center or Hospice of Dayton. Arrangements handled by CONROY FUNERAL HOME.
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We are deeply sorry to hear of the loss of David. He was one of our first cousins, and his mother Annabelle, was a sister to my mom, Betty. We are praying for the family and know David is in God's hands. Diana Harris Charlene Himelick Carolyn Harris

- Diana Harris, Monday September 11th, 2017

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