Obit: Malmen, Ida E. (1912 - 2004)

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Surnames: Malmen, Lawyer, Kind, Pohl, Hagberg, Carsell, Ickes, Gellerman, Churchill, Leuck, Kelley, Peters, Moen, McCallum, Nikkinen, Simmons, Stone, DeHaven, Benedum, Johnson, Slettin, Kinkhead

----Sources: The Dispatch (Molin, Rock Island County, Illinois) 08/06/2004

Malmen, Ida E. (27 Aug. 1912 - 2 Aug. 2004)

Ida E. Malmen, 91, a resident of Illini Restorative Care, Silvis, formerly of Orion, died Monday, Aug. 2, 2004, at Illini Restorative Care, Silvis.

Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Esterdahl Mortuary, 6601 38th Ave., Moline, with the Rev. Mike Lawyer officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be in Rose Lawn Memorial Estate. Memorials may be made to Pathway Hospice or to St. Paul Lutheran Church, Orion.

Ida Emma Pohl was born Aug. 27, 1912, in Colby, Wis., the daughter of Richard and Augusta Kind Pohl.

She worked in the Fifth Avenue building as as elevator operator for 28 years, retiring in 1974.

She married Engner Hagberg on Feb. 18, 1929, in Wisconsin. On Oct. 28, 1948, she married Clayton C. Malmen in Milan. They resided in Cape Coral, Fla., for nine years, coming back to Illinois in 1981. He died on Jan. 13, 1995.

She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Orion.

Ida enjoyed time spent with her family, caring for her home, sewing and bingo.

Survivors (and spouses) are her children, Lorraine (Robert) Carsell, Silvis, Duane ``Sonny'' Hagberg, Canton, Ill., Kathryn (Robert) Ickes, Coal Valley; grandchildren, Carol Ann (Marc) Gellerman, Bettendorf, John (Debby) Carsell, East Moline, Vicki (Dave) Churchill, Moline, Karen Ickes and Barbara Ickes, both of Moline, and Diane (Pat) Leuck, Orion; great-grandchildren, Dennis Lee (Kelley) McCallum, Rock Island, Aimee Leigh (Jeffrey) Peters, Davenport, Rachel Renee Carsell, Kimberly Jade Carsell, both of Greenville, Ill., Benjamin Leuck, Ted Leuck, Sam Leuck, Anne Leuck and Grace Leuck, all of Orion; four stepgreat-grandchildren, Dustin Moen, Rock Island, Douglas (Claudia) Churchill, Davenport, Danielle Churchill, Ames, Iowa, and Christopher Churchill, Moline; great-great-grandchildren, Thomas Marc McCallum, Rock Island, Olivia Anna Peters, Davenport, Emerson Caroline Peters, Davenport; sisters, Louise Nikkinen, Lake Forest, Ill., Margaret Simmons, Tampa, Fla.; niece, Jean Stone, Tampa; sisters-in-law, Laura DeHaven, LaHarpe, Ill.; nephew, Donald (Joan) Benedum, Waupaca, Wis.; many great-nieces and great-nephews.

Preceding her in death were two sisters, Evelyn and Pearl; three brothers, Ervin, Herman; and infant brother, Raymond.

The family would like to thank Pathway Hospice Care nurse Jean Johnson, Lori Slettin, Health Aide, Orphy Kinkead, Hospice Volunteer and the staff at Illini Restorative Care for their care and concern.



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