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Josephine L. Malikowski,   Age 84
Visitation Location: Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Sauk Rapids, Minnesota
Visitation Date/Time: Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 9:00 to 10:00 AM
Funeral Time: Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Funeral Location: Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Sauk Rapids, Minnesota
Burial Location: Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Sauk Rapids, Minnesota
    Josephine “Jo” L. Malikowski, 84
    Sauk Rapids, MN
    March 19, 1934 – May 15, 2018
     Josephine “Jo” Laverne Malikowski, age 84, Sauk Rapids, MN, died Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at the St. Cloud Hospital.
     Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Sauk Rapids, MN. Visitation will be will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Sauk Rapids, MN. Funeral arrangements were made by Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud, MN.
     Josephine was born March 19, 1934 in Benton County, MN to Louis and Clara M. (Bursch) Dobos. She graduated from Foley High School in 1952. On May 4, 1954 Josephine was united in marriage to Jerome R. Malikowski at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Brennyville, MN. She was employed by Xcel Optical for 29 years retiring in 1996. Josephine then was employed by St. Cloud School District 742 as a crossing guard. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Josephine was also a volunteer for Catholic Charities. She enjoyed walking, gardening, bird watching, camping, stumping “Stump the Panel” on WJON, and time spent with her family especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
     Survivors include her husband, Jerome R. Malikowski of Sauk Rapids, MN; children, Jeffrey Malikowski of St. Cloud, MN; Karen (Dan) Petron of Rice, MN; Terry “Chubs” (Laurie) Malikowski of St. Joseph, MN; Mary (Troy) Decker of Sauk Rapids, MN; brother, James (Ann) Dobos of Sauk Rapids, MN; sisters, Lucille Skiba of Foley, MN; Vi (Richard) Lockhart of Sauk Rapids, MN; sister-in-law Frances Dobos of Foley, MN; 14 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by her parents, son, Robert Malikowski on October 31, 2006, and brother Donald Dobos in 2005.
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