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Joan Louise Malkmus

June 26, 1933 — July 11, 2019


Joan Louise (Leonard) Malkmus, 86, of Humboldt, formerly of Livermore, passed away on Thursday, July 11, 2019.
Joan was born on June 26, 1933 in Algona, IA to Walter and Edna (Rath) Leonard. She graduated from Vernon Consolidated School near Renwick, IA. Joan was united in marriage to Peter F. Malkmus in Livermore on January 26, 1953. From this union, 5 children were born; Barbara (Rodney) Mallison, Linda (Scott) Thompson, Humboldt; Judy Kutschara (Gary Berte), Livermore; Daniel “Louie” Malkmus, Dakota City; and Becky (Jerry) Kayser, Fountain Hills, AZ. Also left to cherish her memory are 10 grandchildren; Erica (Nick) Graves, Denise (Timothy) Whittall, Nicol Jacobs, Boyce (Courtney) Harris, Caleb Mallison, Jessi (Brandon) Ree, Adam (Sherri) Kutschara, Levi (Brittany) Kutschara, Casey Kayser, and Kelly Kayser; 25 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, 1 brother; Duane Leonard of Fountain Hills, AZ., and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding Joan in death are her parents, brothers Dale, Ronald, Larry, and Virgil; and her husband Pete, who passed away on February 2, 1997.

A visitation will be held at the Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home on Monday, July 15, 2019 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Humboldt on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Livermore.
Special thanks to the staff at Humboldt North Care Center and Humboldt Community Memorial Hospital for the loving care given to Joan.
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Monday, July 15, 2019

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612 Second Avenue South, Humboldt, IA 50548

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Livermore, IA


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