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Gus & Marie Mallow


August ''Gus'' William Mallow

Nov. 27, 1909 - Dec. 25, 2003

Marie Joan (Krogman) Mallow

Feb. 23, 1910 - Mar. 14, 2004

August “Gus” William Mallow, 94, of Richland, passed away December 25, 2003, at Kadlec Medical Center. He was born in Rapid City, South Dakota on November 27, 1909, to Albert and Effie Mallow. August was a resident of Richland for 60 years. He was employed by Dupont, General Electric, Iso-Chem and retired from ARHCO as a maintenance manager. He was a long time parishioner of Christ the King Catholic Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He is survived by his wife Marie J. Mallow; daughter, Margene M. Mallow; son, Michael J. Mallow; and grandchildren, Michelle L. Scott and Shannon M. Mallow. August is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. August was preceded in death by his mother, father, three brothers and his son, Richard D. Mallow. August was a dedicated family man and a kind soul. He touched the hearts of many and will be missed by family, friends and the community. A rosary will be Friday January 2, 2004, at 7:00pm at Einan’s Funeral Home, 915 By-Pass Highway, Richland. The Mass will be held Saturday January 3, 2003, at 11:00 am at Christ the King Catholic Church, 1126 Long Ave. Richland. Internment will take place in Sunset Memorial Gardens. 
Marie Joan (Krogman) Mallow, age 94, born February 23, 1910 in Teutopolis, IL, passed away on March 14, 2004 in Richland. She is survived by her daughter Margene Mary Mallow; son Michael John Mallow; grandchildren, Michelle Louise Scott, Shannon Marie Mallow and many nieces and nephews. Marie was preceded in death by her parents Louise and John Krogman; husband August W. Mallow and her son Richard Dean Mallow. Marie was raised in Hoven, SD and attended St. John’s nursing academy. Her and August were married in June 1934. They came to Richland in 1944. She dedicated her time to the Church and organized many fundraisers and bizarres. She also dedicated many hours to get Christ the King built, started many social clubs, annual events, and opened her doors to many youths and soldiers. Marie was a pillar of the community and a dedicated parishioner. Marie was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She touched the heart and soul of all she met. She will be greatly missed and remembered forever, she is now resting in the Lord’s hands. Visitation will be held at Einan’s Funeral Home on Thursday March 18 from 4:00pm-8:00pm with the Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00pm on Thursday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday March 20 at 2:00pm at Christ the King Catholic Church with visitation from 1:15pm until the Mass. Services will conclude at the church with committal at a later date at Sunset Memorial Gardens. 

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Margene Mary Mallow

July 3, 1939 - Oct. 17, 2009

Margene entered the hands of the Lord on October 17th, 2009. Margene was born on July 3rd, 1939, in Gettysburg, SD. She was the second of three children born to Marie and August Mallow. At the age of 5, Margene and her family moved to Richland. She is a 1958 graduate of Columbia High School and owned and operated The Beauty Parlour for 35 years. Margene was involved in many activities. She was a longtime member of the National Cosmetology Association, holding positions such as president, delegate and secretary. She also participated in the local Republican Convention. She was a long-standing member of Christ the King Catholic Church. Margene had a unique spirit and enjoyed living life to the fullest. She had a witty sense of humor that could make anyone smile. She was devout in her faith and believed in the word of the Lord. Margene loved her family and adored being with them. She was extremely close to her two nieces, spoiling them as if they were her own. She took pride in being Mike's older sister. Margene had many friends that she deeply cherished. Margene's passing leaves a hole behind that can only be filled by all the wonderful memories and joyous stories that can be told about her. She will be greatly missed. She had touched the lives of so many, leaving a lasting impression. Put simply she lived, she laughed, she loved. Margene is proceeded in death by her loving parents, August and Marie, and brother, Richard. She is survived by her brother, Michael J. Mallow of Benton City; nieces, Michelle Scott of Vancouver, WA, and Shannon Mallow of Kennewick. She is also survived by aunts and uncles and many cousins. And special friends Bobbi Mallow and Rosemary Thomas. The family would like to extend a special thanks to our cousin Marcia Garrett. She truly was an angel and unbelievable caretaker during Margene's time of need. In addition, we would like to thank the wonderful staff of Hospice House in Kennewick. They provided excellent care with amazing compassion. A rosary will be held on October 31st, 2009, at 12:30 p.m., at Christ the King Catholic Church in Richland, WA, with a funeral following at 1 p.m. Graveside burial will be at a later date.In lieu of flowers, the family asks you give donations to the Hospice House in Kennewick, WA.
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