Elizabeth A. Malm

April 3, 1920 - Aug. 12, 2007

Elizabeth A. Malm, 87, of Waukesha, died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2007, at Heartland of Pewaukee. She was born April 3, 1920, in Stevens Point, the daughter of Maurice and Mary (nee Pieckert) Hannon.

In 1941, she graduated salutatorian from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with a degree in history. Elizabeth married Robert Malm on Feb. 14, 1947. She was a member of St. Marys Catholic Church in Waukesha since 1963. She played an active leadership role in Girl Scouting throughout her life and touched the lives of many young women. She was an active member of the Waukesha Elk Ladies, serving on many of their committees. She enjoyed spending time as a volunteer for Meals on Wheels and Retzer Nature Center. She was instrumental in creating a number of cookbooks for The Waukesha Elks Lodge #400, and the Apple Cookbook for the Friends of Retzer Nature Center. Her unique sense of humor and wonderful stories will be remembered by her many friends.

Elizabeth "Betty" will be sadly missed by her husband, Bob of Waukesha; daughter, Mary Beth (Charles Krucky) Malm of Milwaukee; sons, Bruce Malm of Los Angeles and David (Lori) Malm of Green Bay; grandson, Andrew Malm of Waukesha; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her son, Terry, in 1959; two brothers, Joseph Hannon and Maurice Hannon Jr.; and her parents.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. A vigil service will be held at 6:30 p.m. A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at St. Marys Catholic Church, 225 N. Hartwell Ave., Waukesha. Burial will take place at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, at St. Stephens Catholic Cemetery in Stevens Point. Please meet at the cemetery. Memorials may be made to Girl Scouts ミハGreat Blue Heron Inc., P.O. Box 1510, Waukesha, WI 53187, or Girl Scouts of Milwaukee Area Inc., P.O. Box 14999, Milwaukee, WI 53214, or to the charity of the donors choice.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an online tribute message for the family.