Doreen (Helland) Malone age 90 of Berkley Mich.(recently Canton OH) passed away on July 6 2012. She was born on November 23 1921 in Holyoke Colo. to the late Ralph (Ike) and Bertha Helland. Her family including her oldest sister Lois (Helland) Tesmer deceased and youngest sister Nelda (Helland) Stranz moved to Berkley in 1930 and Doreen graduated from Berkley High School in 1939. She married Everett Ray Malone (deceased) on November 21 1939 and he retired as a lieutenant of the Berkley Fire Department in 1970. She had two sons Ross Everett Malone and Mike Robert Malone who both passed away from muscular dystrophy. She is survived by her daughter Virginia Doreen Hedding and her husband Bill; her sister Nelda and husband Emil Stranz of Laguna Niguel Calif; two grand daughters Dawn (Hedding) Stewart and husband John and Janis (Hedding) Powell and husband David; three great-granddaughters Shannon and Leah Powell and Alana Stewart; three great- grandsons Brandon David and Coltin Powell; and nieces Suzanne Stiles Gail and Gloria Tesmer and Sally Metzger. Doreen was a loving mother grandmother and homemaker. She was a charter member of O.W.L. (older Women's League) of Royal Oak and a charter member of the Great Lakes Lace Group Inc. She loved to crochet and do cake decorating. She was a very sweet kind and funny lady who was a joy to be around. She will be very much missed by all who knew her.Visitation Tuesday Noon until the 1 p.m. service at Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home 2125 Twelve Mile Rd. Berkley (2 blocks West of Woodward). Burial Roseland Park. Share a memory at www.sawyerfuller.com.
Published in Daily Tribune on July 8 2012.
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