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Allen L. Shembarger

August 30th, 1950 – November 10th, 2023

Allen L. Shembarger, age 73 of Berrien Center, Michigan, passed away peacefully at his “happy place”, his deer camp in Astoria, Illinois on Friday, November 10, 2023. He was born on August 30, 1950 in Benton Harbor, Michigan, the son of Maurice F. and Elfrieda E. (Richter) Shembarger. He married Teresa J. Hinderliter on September 1, 2007 in St. Joseph, Michigan. She survives.

Also surviving are four step-children, Chris Hinderliter, who Allen always called his son, of Berrien Springs, Michigan, Brittany Hinderliter of Pleasant Plains, Illinois, Chuck Hinderliter of Virginia, Illinois and Beth (and Gibbs) Glisson of New Berlin, Illinois, 4 step-grandchildren, his brother Richard (and Vicki) Shembarger of Berrien Springs, Michigan, two sisters-in-law, Betty Shembarger and Joan Shembarger, both of Berrien Center, Michigan, father-in-law Charles Trone of Rushville, Illinois, two brothers-in-law, Bill (and Jill) Trone of Beardstown, Illinois and Kevin Trone of Astoria, Illinois and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Allen was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Bob Shembarger, Don Shembarger and Jerry Shembarger and his nephew Jon Shembarger.

Allen was the owner and operator of Shembarger Construction. He was an avid rabbit hunter and raised several beagles for hunting.

A Celebration of Allen’s Life will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2023 from 1-4 pm at the Berrien Springs, Michigan American Legion Post #85, 112 North Bluff Street, Berrien Springs, Michigan. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Allen’s memory may be given to the Shiloh Beagle Rescue in Berrien Springs, Michigan. (


November 21st, 2023

Teresa, my mother told me about your husband passing. I just wanted to tell you how sorry that I am for you and your family’s loss! 😘

November 21st, 2023

Tammy Moose Horsley

November 22nd, 2023

So sorry for your loss and the loss for your kids. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Judy Wilson

November 23rd, 2023

Teresa so very sorry. Penny Collins, Brandon Brown and family

November 25th, 2023

Teresa, just read of the loss of your husband. Our prayers are with you. Ora and Mary Welch

November 25th, 2023

Teresa, just read of the loss of your husband. Our prayers are with you. Ora and Mary Welch

November 26th, 2023

So sorry for your loss. Tommy and Pam Trone

November 27th, 2023

Thinking of you all
From all Us Malott Families

December 13th, 2023

Teresa, We're so sorry for your loss.
I just learned of Al's passing. Hugs and prayers. Love you, Kandy and Kev Clark