Faye A. Allen, 82 of Valparaiso, passed away Saturday, June 3, 2023.  She was born September 16, 1940 in Valparaiso to the late Bennie F. and Alice A. (Landgrebe) Gast.  Faye was a 1958 graduate of Valparaiso High School and earned her bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue North Central.  She made her career as an Industrial Engineer at McGill Manufacturing Bearing Division and attended Washington Evangelical Free Church.  Later in life, Faye was known as the bargain lady and became a very organized collector.
Faye is survived by her children, Jennifer (Jim) Lindsay, Jim (Laura) Walker, and JoAnn Elkins; grandchildren, Ben Walker, Alisha (Bobby) Worth, and Stacy Walker; 8 great grandchildren; and her sister, Betty Lou “Cookie” (Bobby) Hennig.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, H. Dennis Allen, son-in-law, Curtis Elkins, and brother, Benjamin Lynn Gast.
Visitation will be held June 13, 2023 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM at Moeller Funeral Home 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, with a Funeral Service beginning at 1:00 PM.  Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to the VNA Hospice of NWI.


We will miss her so much and all her feistiness. Heaven has truly gained an angel! -Alisha Worth 

We missed Faye after she moved from Lagrange to NW Indiana. She worshipped with us for a few years. She was a great friend to my mother-in-law Jean. They did many excursions together which often ended at a Goodwill Store somewhere. -Dave Hughes 

Taking lemons and making lemonade. You had the gift. You were the best mother and father I could have asked for. Miss you and love you. -JoAnn Elkins 

Thinking of you and sending heartfelt condolences. May she rest in peace and be reunited with our Dad. -Denise Barclay 

We will miss Faye, she was a great person to have as a neighbor. We loved her fire! She had an amazing laugh that always made you smile! She was an advent garage saler that was always looking for a bargain! We love you! -Gale & Marsha Mapes 

She will be dearly missed, we have been friends since seventh grade, rest in peace my dear friend. -Claudi Cairns-Boyd 

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