ALLAIN, Irving Joseph, 87, of Houghton Lake died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, at his home.
He is survived by his wife, Claire of Houghton Lake; daughters, Diane Nelson of Battle Creek, Darlene (Thomas) Caimotto of Livonia; nine grandchildren, Scott, Christine, Robert, Brian, Jill, Karen, Thomas, Danielle, and Curtis; 19 great-grandchildren; brother, Louis (Antoinette) Allain of Indian River; four half brothers, Arnold (Sandra) Mills of Alpena, Gene (Marius) Mills of Warren, Arlyn Mills of Alpena, John (Kathy) Mills of Alpena; sisters, Dorothy Scott of Alpena, Phyllis Monette of Alpena; half-sister, Jane (Terry) Matthes of Alpena.
Mass of Christian Burial for Mr. Irving J. Allain will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, at St. James Catholic Church with Fr. Bernard Tyler officiating. Interment will be in Holy Sepulcher Cemetery, Detroit. Visitation will be held at Christler Funeral Home, Prudenville Chapel from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. Christler Funeral Home, Prudenville Chapel is serving the family. Condolences can be sent to the family online at www.christler-holdship.com.