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Lois Mallinson

September 10, 1919 - April 28, 2018
Kalamazoo, MI



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Age 98 Lois passed on April 28, 2018 after a brief illness. She was born in Rome, New York to the late Clarence and Alice (MacDougall) Wolfe. She graduated from Westmoreland High School then attended Denison University graduating from the University of Buffalo. She worked for IBM in Syracuse, NY before retiring to Ocala, Florida. Lois returned to Kalamazoo in 2001 to be near her children C.J. (Carol) Mallinson and Ginni Zywicke. In addition to her children Lois is survived by grandchildren Gayle(David) Nugent. Holly Zywicke MD, James (Yuliya Bogdanova) Mallinson, Melissa (Kris Urie) Mallinson and great-grandchildren Coburn and Eustace Nugent,Violet and Theodore Mallinson and Clara Urie. She is also survived by sisters Jean Tudman and Dorothy Hotaling. Lois was a member of Westwood United Methodist Church. Lois was a very active volunteer serving at her church, Civic Auditorium, Senior Services, Planned Parenthood and Girl Scouts. Cremation has taken place. There will be no memorial service. Private interment will be at Westmoreland Cemetery in Westmoreland, NY. Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan.