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Jane was a BIG part of my total school years. During our teen years, we had a group of 14 that were always together. She loved to sing, joke around, and always loved everyone. She was the ANGEL on our singing church Christmas tree and she was truly an angelic person. My heart is saddened that she is gone, but I know I will see her again in heaven singing praises to her Jesus. May God bring comfort to her family and especially Rafe, her precious brother.

Posted by: Marge Belau-Glazier - Copperas Cove, TX - Friend   Apr 30, 2018

Doc & family, my condolences to each of you! I didn't know Janey well, but had the pleasure enjoying her Christmas performances@ St. Joseph over the years! She will be missed!
PMay God comfort & keep each of you

Posted by: Ron Nikodym - Shawnee, KS - Friend   Apr 11, 2018

Janie Malm was a wonderful gift to the community of Gregory. The memories will remain in our hearts forever.

Posted by: George Boles - Gregory, SD - Friend   Apr 11, 2018

I am blessed to have known Janie since we were in elementary school. A few years later we would become sisters. Janie had a twinkle in her eyes that rivaled the sun and a laugh that was infectious. She was an ace in the kitchen and shared what she knew. She loved playing card games, and was a worthy opponent. As Teenagers we spent several years horseback riding, she on her Palomino Marquita and me on my old Paint. We

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Posted by: Kathy Gooch - Medford, OR - Family   Apr 11, 2018

John and family,

Our thoughts and prayers go out to you! What a wonderful, beautiful and loving woman Janie was! She will be missed greatly, but I know that her beautiful smile and voice are filling the heavens with Joy! It was truly a blessing knowing her! John and Janie were a big reason that we chose Gregory to be our first home, when I graduated from PA school. John and Janie, showed us around the Gregory community and even wound

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Posted by: Brad Adams - Tyndall, SD - Friend   Apr 11, 2018

Thinking of you John and praying for peace and comfort for you.

Posted by: Ruth Dobesh - Omaha, NE - Coworker   Apr 11, 2018

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Malm family on learning of Janie's passing. It was our privilege to know the Malm family during our time Gregory and to be so appreciative of your friendship, support and encouragement. As you mourn the loss of your wife, mom, grandma, friend, companion...celebrate her life and all the gifts she gave each day, including the memories and love in the days ahead. God bless you all, May His peace be with you.BEG

Posted by: Mark Krogstrand - Aberdeen, SD - Family Friend   Apr 10, 2018

A beautiful, kind and gracious lady. Wonderful family. I was blessed to life to have known her and her family.

Posted by: Kathleen Eide - St George, UT - Teacher   Apr 10, 2018

So sorry to hear of Janie's passing. She will be sorely missed by many. Prayers to you Dr Malm and your family.

Posted by: Teresa Lanz - Lincoln, NE - Friend   Apr 10, 2018

So very sorry for your loss. I'm sure the heavens are singing with their new beautiful angel. Hugs and prayers to you all.

Posted by: Kathy Simpson - Burke, SD   Apr 10, 2018