Obit: Malchow, Herbert W. (1924 - 2014)
Contact: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Boe, Fritsch, Goodyear, Jockman, Malchow, Marquardt
----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, WI) 4/23/2014
Malchow, Herbert W. (1 JAN 1924 - 25 APR 2014)
Herbert W. Malchow, of Antigo, died Friday, April 25, 2014. He was 90 years old.
He was born on January 1, 1924, in Dorchester, a son of the late William and Caroline (Marquardt) Malchow. He was also preceded in death by his step-mother Gertrude (Fritsch) Malchow.
He married Jeannette Boe on August 31, 1947 in Eau Claire. She survives. He graduated from Dorchester High School.
Mr. Malchow served his country in the United States Army having participated in the landings at Leyte and Okinawa in the Pacific Theater during World War II.
He received his Bachelors of Science Degree from the University of Wisconsin in River Falls and his Masters Degree from the University of Wisconsin in Superior.
Mr. Malchow was an educator for 35 years, that always took an active interest in the students. He started teaching agriculture and shop at Mattoon High School in 1950. In 1963, he began teaching conservation and biology at the Antigo High School and did so until his retirement in 1985.
He was a member of Peace Lutheran Church and the Sparks-Doernenburg America Legion Post 3 in Antigo.
He actively managed 278 acres as a tree farm near Mattoon and was an avid hunter and fisherman throughout his life.
Survivors include a daughter, Kathy Goodyear of Wildwood, Fla.; a son, Greg (Madeleine) Malchow of Oshkosh; grandchildren, Tamara (Brandon) Jockman, Austin, TX, Brian (Karen) Malchow, Oshkosh, Joe (Nicole) Malchow, Oshkosh and Amanda Goodyear, Peshtigo; great grandchildren, Andrew Malchow, Abigail Malchow and Gabriella Jockman.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Roger Malchow.
A funeral service was held Tuesday in Antigo. Burial took place in Dorchester Memorial Cemetery. Bradley Funeral Home in Antigo is assisting. Online condolences at www.bradleyfh.com.
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