Visitation: Saturday, December 28, 2019 from 10-12 at the Schipper Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: Saturday, December 12, 2019 at 12 PM following the visitation. Burial will follow at Lakeside Cemetery.
Arnold L. Malesh age 92 of Colon passed away Friday, December 20, 2019 at Maple Lawn of Coldwater.
Arnold was born in Chicago, IL on November 28, 1927 a son to the late Adolph and Mary (Norbut) Malesh. Arnold grew up in the Chicagoland area and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Before moving to Colon in 1992, Arnold and his family made Colon their second home, with a home on Sturgeon Lake that they had attended since 1953.
On May 28, 1949 Arnold married AnnMarie Barbic in Chicago, Illinois.
Arnold was a mechanic by trade and do-it-yourself handyman. There was no job that he would not tackle from building his home to repairing anything. He had a place in his heart for the family dogs.
Arnold is survived by his son Donald (Deborah) Malesh of Warrenville, Illinois and 3 grandsons.
Besides his parents Arnold was preceded in death by his wife AnnMarie Malesh on October 7, 2019 and his daughter Karen Malesh in February 2017.
The family will receive friends and family on Saturday, December 28, 2019 from 10 AM-12 PM at the Schipper Funeral Home, with a funeral service following at 12 PM also at the funeral home with Father Mathias officiating. Burial will follow at Lakeside Cemetery in Colon. Online condolences may be left for the family at Schipperfuneralhome.com.