Dorothy Lucille Malinowski, 95, of Alpena passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Jessie’s Place Adult Foster Care.
Dorothy Lucille Sweet was born February 4, 1924 in LaCrosse, Wisconsin to the late William and Elizabeth (Kobletz) Sweet. On February 5, 1945 she married Roman Malinowski. He preceded her in death on April 13, 2008. Dorothy served as a WAC in the United States Army during World War II. She worked as a teacher for Alpena Public Schools for 30 years. Dorothy enjoyed playing Bingo and the casino.
Surviving are her four daughters, Mary Burns, Margaret Lucian, Dorothy (Dewey) Patton, Barbara Loescher; 9 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; 8 great-great grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Shirley Sweet.
Mrs. Malinowski was preceded in death by her three brothers, William Sweet, Robert Sweet, and Donald Sweet.
Visitation will take place at Bannan Funeral Home on Monday from 2-6 p.m. with military honors accorded her at 5 p.m. by Alpena V.F.W. Post 2496. Visitation will continue there Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. with Rev. James Fitzpatrick officiating.
Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery
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American Diabetes Association
30200 Telegraph Road, Suite 105, Bingham Farms MI 48025