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Stevens Point Daily Journal - Stevens Point, WI - May 4, 1960
Mrs. James E. Malik (Clara)
Mrs. James E. Malik, Pine St., died at St. Michael's Hospital this morning at 9:05.
Ill for the past year, she had been a patient at the hospital since March 1. Mrs. Malik was 70 years old.
Her funeral will be held, Saturday morning at 10:30 at St. Stephen's Catholic Church, with burial taking place in St. Rose Cemetery, Clintonville.
Mrs. Malik's son, the Rev. John E. Malik of La Crosse, will be the celebrant of the funeral mass.
Friends may call at the Crosby Funeral Home after 2 p.m. Friday. A general rosary will be recited there Friday night at 8.
Mrs. Malik, the former Clara A. Berens, was born in Stevens Point on April 12, 1890, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Berens. She attended St. Stephen's Parochial School, the Stevens Point High School and the Stevens Point Normal School, and then taught for several years in Nelsonville and Milladore.
Her marriage to Mr. Malik, a resident of Milladore, took place at St. Stephen's Church on May 22, 1913. After that, she made her home in Clintonville until 1930 and in Minneapolis until 1936.Since then, she had been a Stevens Point resident, Mrs. Malik is survived by her husband; two sons, Robert A. Malik, Washington, D. C, and Father Malik; a daughter, Mrs. Paul (Carol) Henkels, Plaster City, Calif.; eight grandchildren; a brother, Alex Berens, 525 Church St., and a sister, Miss Alta Berens, Oshkosh.
She was preceded in death by two children, James and Dorothy, who died in childhood; two brothers, and two sisters.
Mrs. Malik was a member of the Altar Society of St. Stephen's Church.
Stevens Point Daily Journal - Stevens Point, WI - May , 1960
Services For Mrs. Malik
Her son, the Rev. John E. Malik, La Crosse, conducted funeral services Saturday morning for Mrs. James E. Malik. 340 1/2 Pine St., who died last Wednesday.
Father Malik was celebrant of a solemn requiem high mass at St. Stephen's Catholic Church.
The Rev. John R. McGinley was deacon, the Rev. James McDonald of La Crosse was subdeacon, and the Rev. Jeremiah Cashman was master of ceremonies.
Father Malik officiated at burial rites in Clintonville. assisted by Father McDonald and the Rev. Robert Fellenz of Clintonville. Clergy present in the sanctuary during the funeral services were the Rt. Rev. Msgr. John Paul, La Crosse, and the Revs. Floyd Dwyer, George Hinger, Gerald Fisher, Edwin Stanek, William Petrek, Gerald Gerum and Joseph Grassl, La Crosse: Robert Sampon, Milwaukee; Raymond Wagner, James Falconer, Bernard McGarty, Robert Perkins, James Landry and Edwin Thorne, Wausau; Raymond Rucki, John Milles and Bernard Quint, Schofield; James O'Connell, George Stashek, Chester Zielinski and Carl Dockendorff, Wisconsin Rapids; Joseph Martinson and Arthur Redmond, Marshfield; Francis Disher, Thorp; Charles Herbers, Milladore: Robert McKillip, Rudolph; Michael Geinen, Eau Claire; Francis Przybylski, Plover; Emil Hodnik, Custer; Hilary Simmons, Belmont; Francis Brzostowicz, Hull: S. F. Szymczak, Mill Creek: Dennis Babilewicz, O.F.M.. St. Michael's Hospital; Chester Moczarny, St. Joseph's Convent; James Lodzinski, St. Joseph's Church, and Bernard Nowak and Richard Tomsyck, St. Peter's Church, Pallbearers were Alex Berens Jr., William Fulton, K. B. Willett, M. J. Willett, Don Varney and David Varney.
Attending from a
distance were James E. Malik, Minneapolis; Robert A. Malik, Washington. D.
C.: Mrs. William H. Ryan, New Richmond; Mr., and Mrs. George O'Donnell,
Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Malik, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Malik and Frank
Prausa, Milladore; Mr. and Mrs. William Fulton, Appleton; Mr. and Mrs. Don
Varney and Mrs. James Boldig, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Felker. La
Crosse: Mr. and Mrs. Edward P. Sampon, Milwaukee, and George Meyer,