Steve Allendorf

Posted 2/15/21

GALENA–Steven “Steve” R. Allendorf, 65, Galena, passed away suddenly at Midwest Medical Center in Galena on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021 after a long battle with juvenile diabetes and heart disease.

Due to COVID precautions, the family will be having a private visitation and private funeral mass at St. Mary’s, Galena, and burial, on Feb. 20 at 11 a.m. The service will be live-streamed for those who would like to join on The Miller Funeral Home Group Facebook page. Miller Funeral Home, East Dubuque, is handling funeral arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to any of several causes that were dear to Steve: Safe Haven Humane Society, the Illinois Sheriff’s Association, the National Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial Fund and the 100 Club of Jo Daviess County. A favorite quote of Steve’s that is inscribed on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial: “In valor, there is hope.”

Online condolences may be left for the family at

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