Allen Hill­mer, 71, of Waters­meet Mich., and Madison, Wis., passed away at home on Feb. 10, 2021.

He was born on Dec. 4, 1949, in Madison, to Nathan and Betty Hillmer.

He was married to Kathleen (Wegger) in May 1971.

Allen graduated from Madison La Follete High School and attended the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point.

He was also a member of the National Guard.

He worked for Oscar Mayer and retired as the Vice President of UFCW Local 538.

Allen was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Hillmer; sons, Andrew (Kim) of Conover, Wis., and Steven of Fort Atkinson, Wis.; daughter, Kelly (Chris) Elliott of Bel Air, Md.; grandchildren, Ryan and Ashley Hillmer, and Matthew, Anna and Carly Elliott; brothers, Warren Hillmer of Cottage Grove, Wis., and Brian Hillmer of Arlington, Wis. 

Allen enjoyed hunting and fishing with his family, gambling and visiting casinos. He passed his love for scratch-offs to his youngest grandchildren. He enjoyed being with his friends and family. 

A celebration of life will be held at a later date. 

Arrangements by Gaff­ney-Busha Funeral Home, Eagle River, Wis.  Online condolences may be expressed at