Malek, Ruth Olga (Bodell) (1896-1982)

Mrs. Kurt Malek, 86, Buried Today in Warren Cemetery

Ruth O. Bodell was born July 2, 1896 at Warren, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ole Bodell. She was a lifelong resident of this area. She was married to Kurt Malek December 9, 1920 and he preceded her in death in 1981. She was a member of the Warren American Legion Auxillary for 50 years.

Survivors include a daughter Mrs. Ethel (John) Nicholls of Hastings, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren and two sisters Florence Anderson of Warren, and Mrs. Ada (Frank) Baesman of Stillwater. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a daughter.

Funeral services for Mrs. Malek were held this morning from Grace United methodist Church in Warren with Rev. Robert Bye officiating. She died Monday at Warren Hospital after a long illness. Burial was made in Greenwood Cemetery in Warren. Bearers were Kenneth Poolman, Marvin Bodell, Gary Anderson, Ronald Bodell, and James Nicholls.

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky