Ivan Levon Allen, 75, of East Ridge, died on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 at Memorial Hospital. Mr. Allen was a member of Brainerd Church of Christ. He was a retired Lieutenant with the Erlanger Police Department. Mr. Allen was a veteran of The United States Army. Survivors include his loving and devoted companion of the past seventeen years, Anne Knapp; daughters, Lori (Mark) Strickland and Tracey (Nathan) Loveland; grandchildren, Tyler (Samantha) Strickland, Amy Strickland, Jake Allen, and Ethan Loveland; great-grandchildren, Ryan and Maci Strickland; sisters, Evelyn King, Sara Jo (Amos) Lawson, and Carolyn Exum; his beloved dog, Whitey. The funeral service will be on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Minister Bruce Wooley officiating. Burial will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway. The family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks to Dr. Jack McCallie and the entire staff of Memorial Hospital CVICU. In Lieu of flowers, donations can be given to support adults with autism, in memory of Ivan Allen, to: The Model Classroom- Skills for Life Catoosa Chapter 2186 Jonquil Drive Lilburn, Ga 30047 Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.