August 25th, 1947 – February 28th, 2022
It is with great sorrow that the family of Allan Langen announce his passing on February 28th, 2022, at the age of 74 years young. Beloved and dashing husband of 51 years, to his best friend Lorraine (née Bertrand) Langen. Devoted father to his 3 girls; Venessa, Leslie (Trevor Austin) and Hillary (Todd Maskevich). Proud and doting grandfather to; Adrian, Jasmine, Trent, Ridge and Zaiden. Adored by his little dog Sadie, who never left his side. Beyond his role as pillar and patriarch of the entire Langen family, Allan was a fierce, determined, and successful businessman. His contributions to the Flour Mill community, where he established many of his businesses, should be recognized by the community. Allan was the original founder of Furniture Unlimited and Home of the Notre Dame Boys, the Woodpile, the Silver Bullet, A & W (Nelson, BC), The BeefMaster (Nelson, BC), Classic Catering, and his last endeavour, Leslie’s Charbroil & Grill, which he shared with his faithful sidekick Leslie. Raised in Blezard Valley, this man was a born over achiever. His spirit and love of life were felt by all who knew him, and he commanded respect with his larger-than-life presence. Allan Langen had a million-dollar smile and a twinkle in his eye to match.
Allan is predeceased by his parents Harold and Bertha (née Rainville) Langen. He is also predeceased by his sisters Dolores Gagnon (Roger Carmen), Anita Couchie (Brian) and his brother-in-law Roger Bertrand (Priscilla). Adored and protective big brother of Diane Frenette (Roger predeceased), Marie Beaulieu (Rick), Jocelyn McIlvenna (Robert), Ken Langen (Carol), Helen (Brian MacLean), Sylvia Kretzschmar (Daryl predeceased), Elaine Horne (Bill), Lisa Murdoch (Brendan) and Doreen Hope (Eugene). Also lovingly remembered by his sisters and brothers-in-law that he relished teasing; Pat Kuca (Harold predeceased), Dorothy Obonsawin (Denis), Claude Bertrand (Linda), Norm Bertrand (Linda) and Raymond Bertrand (partner Jessica). His many nieces and nephews also mourn the loss of their Uncle Allan. Allan Langen was a huge presence in all the lives of the people he knew. In Allan’s family, he was considered the go to man. If you had a problem, Allan WAS the solution. So smart, so classy, the loss of him is truly an end to the era of old school class. Allan Langen was simply AMAZING. Allan spent some of his last years enjoying lake life at his home on the West Arm of Nipissing, and spending his winters in Mexico, always plotting his next big idea. His loss will reverberate infinitely.
In lieu of flowers, and in line with Allan’s love of children, our family would appreciate your donation to a child in need or to the Sudbury Christmas Telethon.
The family will hold a Mass at Saint-Jean-De-Brébeuf, at 11:00 am on Friday, April 22, 2022, followed by a Celebration of Life at the Carrefour Sen Rheal Belisle, 2777 Main St., Blezard Valley.
Let’s Remember Together