JOHN HERBERT MALMJohn Herbert Malm, 63 died unexpectedly on Friday, April 13, 2012, in Rusk, Texas
John Herbert Malm, 63 died unexpectedly on Friday, April 13, 2012, in Rusk, Texas
John was born in Duluth, on June 12, 1948.
John was a 1966 graduate of Duluth Central High School. After Graduation he attended UMD before working for Gateway (Flemming) Foods for 30 + years. He retired in 2003.
After retiring, John and his wife spent many hours at the Duluth Art Institute Lincoln Center where he enjoyed making pottery and firing the kiln. For the past several years, he enjoyed traveling with his wife in their RV, meeting other artists, and weaving on his loom. John and his wife sold their pottery and weavings at several art fairs and craft shops where John enjoyed meeting people. John enjoyed learning to play different folk instruments and would sometimes entertain other travelers at the RV parks. John enjoyed telling his family in Duluth of the fun and interesting places he has visited.
He is preceded in death by his father Angus and mother June (Anderson) Malm and father-in-law Robert Rued.
John is survived by his wife of 37 years, Mary Anne (Rued); son Jason (Kandi) Malm of Reston Virgina; siblings Linda Malm, Susan (Donald) Kinsey, and David (Brenda) Malm all of Duluth; mother-in-law Katherine Rued of Virginia Minn.; several cousins, nieces, and nephews.
MEMORIAL GATHERING 2-4 p.m. Sunday May 20, 2012 at the Duluth Art Institutes Lincoln Center located at 2229 W Second Street, Duluth. Interment will be held privately at Park Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home (218) 727-3555.
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