Allen Joseph Povlick, 61, Lakeside-Marblehead, passed away unexpectedly Friday, July 19, 2013.
He was born Nov. 6, 1951, in Port Clinton, the son of Joseph and Nelda (Gross) Povlick. Allen attended Danbury Schools and EHOVE, studying commercial art, graduating in 1971.
Allen was a professional newspaper carrier, along with his sister Anna, for the Sandusky Register and the Port Clinton News Herald. He always greeted his customers with a smile and wearing one of his many neckties.
Allen was baptized and confirmed at St. John Lutheran Church in Marblehead, where he also attended Sunday School. He was an avid reader and collected neckties and pens. He also shared a deep concern for the environment by collecting recyclables. His hobbies included arranging flowers, and he enjoyed his cat, April.
Survivors include his sister, Anna of Lakeside-Marblehead; one aunt; and eight cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Joseph, in infancy.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, at Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, 7755 E. Harbor Road, Peninsula Chapel, Lakeside-Marblehead. Additional visitation will be noon Thursday, July 25, until funeral services at 2 p.m., at St. John Lutheran Church, 117 Stone St., Marblehead, with Pastor Christina L. Young officiating. Burial will follow in Sackett Cemetery, Danbury Twp.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Anna through St. John Lutheran Church, 117 Stone St, Marblehead. Allen was also a beloved member of the Lakeside community and Lakesiders are invited to make their donations through St. John Lutheran Church. Information is available in the Lakeside Association Office.