Allen John Freund, 87, Wausau, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 4, 2023 surrounded by his wife and children at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
He was born May 8, 1935 in Spring Grove, Illinois. Allen was the son of the late Edwin and Vera (Pepping) Freund. On August 3, 1957 he married Anita Swanson in Crystal Lake, Illinois. She survives.
Allen made a career as a tool and die maker and started his own business, Maine Tool and Machine, after moving to Wisconsin in 1969. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, outdoor activities, and traveling with his wife Anita after they retired. In retirement, they spent winters in Texas and summers at their cottage in northern Wisconsin. Allen proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1954 - 1956.
Survivors include his loving wife, Anita Freund, Wausau; children, Steve (Kimberly) Freund, Wausau, Barb (Barry) Milbauer, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Bill (Beth) Freund, Wausau, and Patty (Paul) David, Weston; grandchildren, Lyndsey, Felicia, Michael, Kirstin, Nick, Alyssa, Jack, Kate, Matthew, and Payton, great grandchildren, Everleigh, Parker, Lakyn, and Henry; and siblings, Eunice Lockwood and Karen Freund.
Besides his parents Allen was preceded in death by his brother, Kenneth Freund; sister, Mary Lou Dvorak; and grandson, Thomas David.
Private family services will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be expressed at www.petersonkraemer.com.