Donald Malof instead used his many artistic talents for the benefit
of his family and co-workers. He was also active in talent shows
held at summer resorts such as Nippersink Manor Resort in Wisconsin.
He would often perform for his children Gary, Debby and Pamela,
and was a big inspiration to Pamela entering the performing arts.
Not only was he known for his singing and dancing, but he also
had the ability to balance various items on the tip of his nose
Mr. Malof usually started his days cheerfully, whistling a happy
tune. He always came to work in a great mood. He was a very kind
hearted individual, and a good listener. In spite of his very
busy schedule, he was never too preoccupied to hear the concerns
of others, consult with them regarding their troubles, and would
often extend financial help to them if warranted. His family and
friends could always call on him for a cheerful word and a kind
Donald & Ida Malof celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary
on October 7, 2001. The whole family came in from around the country,
and it was a grand celebration. He was very proud of his family,
and was very much looking forward to the marriage of his youngest
He passed away on April 21, 2002. He is survived by his loving
wife Ida, His oldest son Gary, oldest daughter Debby and her husband
Craig, youngest daughter Pamela and her husband William, grandchildren
Adam and David Rose, and Stephanie and Robby Malof. A couple of
his mottos were "Make work fun, and fun fun" and "Go
like a star". His dynamic spirit will remain with us forever.