Charles L. Malan, 83, of Marshall, died Friday, March 24, 2006, at The Living Center in Marshall.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 27, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Marshall. Rev. Douglas A. Dubisar will officiate. Friends may call Saturday, March 25, until 5 p.m. at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall and after 9 a.m. Monday at the church. Burial with military rites will be held at Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials are suggested to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church or the American Heart Association.
Born July 22, 1922, in Miami, he was the son of the late Louis Malan and Dora Chevalier Malan. On Oct. 17, 1975, he married Louise Bushnell Smith, who survives of the home. He had lived in Saline County his entire life and was in the oil business for 30 years then went into the real estate business until his retirement in 2004. He was a graduate of Miami High School and was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving from 1942 to 1945. He was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, American Legion Post 141 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2646 in Marshall.
Additional survivors include one son, Charles Malan II of Sedalia; three stepsons, Jeff Smith and wife Marie of Marshall, Steve Smith and wife Vickie of David City, Neb., and George Smith and wife Patricia of Laurie; one brother, Paul Malan and wife Kitty of Marshall; two sisters, Francis Gorrell of Marshall and Mildred Looney of Belton; six stepgrandchildren; one step-greatgrandson; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers.
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