Pearlie June Malm, 88, of La Marque passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2017.
She was born June 21, 1929 in Taylor, Texas to Wallace and Florence Lancaster.
June was a lifetime member of 1st Baptist Church of La Marque, where she taught Sunday school and Bible school since the age of 13 and a life member of Inter City Elementary School PTA of La Marque.
She was known for her cake decorating for her family as well as a seamstress. June made clothes for all 4 of her children, including her daughter’s wedding dress and her attendant’s dresses. She crocheted dolls, cut out painted wood Christmas presents, cooked preserves from blackberries and figs from our backyard, baked bread, made chocolate pies, candies, groom’s cake and Brazilian embroidery.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Wilford Malm, her parents Wallace W. Florence Waldschmidt Lancaster; her daughter, Jackie McMullen, daughters-in-law; Norma Malm and Dee Malm, son-in-law; Herbert McMullen; her sisters and brothers-in-law: LaVerne Leonard(Bill), Alice Marie Meissner(Paul), Verna Swenson(Willis), Helen Hertenburger (R.R.); her brothers and sisters-in-law: Herbert Lancaster (Estelle), Roy Lancaster(Minnie), Raymond Lancaster, C.J. Lancaster, parents-in-law; Gus and Edith Malm, sister-in-law and brother-in-law; Astrid and A.A. Zizina, and brother-in-law, Lambert Malm. June is survived by her daughter, Cristy Huggins; her sons, Jim Malm and Will Malm, sister, Bertie Jacoby and husband Willie, sister-in-law, Bonnie Lancaster, ten grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 23, 2017 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm at the James Crowder Funeral Home in La Marque. Funeral Service will be at 10:00am on Monday, July 24, 2017 at the James Crowder Funeral Home with Jerry Esmond officiating. Burial will follow at Hayes Grace Memorial Park in Hitchcock, Texas.