Joyce Elaine Malakoff

Joyce Elaine Malakoff

Born July 21, 1933, age 79, passed away in Kelso, Washington. A memorial service will be held at her home in Lake Forest Park on January 27 at 10 am. She was born in Gaylord, Kansas, moved to Yakima, WA, later moving to Seattle where she married her husband, Martin Malakoff on June 29, 1957. Joyce was kind and sweet, and loved by all who met her. In her free time she loved gardening, and her garden was admired for its beautiful display of unusual plants and flowers. Surviving are: 2 daughters, Tammy (Dean) of Kelso, WA, Annette of Yakima, WA; daughter-in-law, Dawn of Silverlake, WA; 8 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, 2 brothers, Fritz (Marilou), Don (Cheryl) and a sister, Verlene (Steve). She was preceded in death by her husband, Marty and her son Bradley.

Published in The Seattle Times from Jan. 18 to Jan. 20, 2013