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Eugene "Gene" J. MalikowskiNovember 11, 1934 ~ July 28, 2017 (age 82)
Eugene “Gene” Joseph Malikowski, 82 of Perham, MN died Friday, July 28, 2017 in Perham Living Transitions. Visitation will be Friday, August 4 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. with a service at 7:00 p.m. at Schoeneberger Funeral & Cremation Service in Perham.
Gene was born November 11, 1934 in Chicago, IL the son of Matthew and Marie (Wojcik) Malikowski. He graduated Frazee High School in 1952 and then enlisted in the Navy where he served four years. After his service in the Navy, Gene attended Wahpeton School of Science where he earned a degree in auto mechanics. On November 29, 1960 Gene was united in marriage to Julie VanWatermulen at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church near Perham. Gene resided and farmed north of Perham while working as a heavy equipment operator for Sellin Brothers for 35 years. He thoroughly enjoyed the farm along with fishing, hunting and gardening. He also enjoyed going to casinos.
Preceding Eugene in death were his parents; and his grandson Carson Breitenfeldt.
Surviving Eugene is his ex-wife and mother of their seven children Julie Malikowski; his seven children Paul Malikowski, Donna (Warren) Hendrickson, Susan Hanson, Steve (Staci) Malikowski, Sandra (Kenneth) Weis, Gloria (DJ) Polman and Lynn (Steve) Brietenfeldt; his 21 grandchildren Ashley, Zachary, Greg and Sarah Malikowski, Shane, Ryan and Marcus Hendrickson, Cassaundra, Kari and Matthew Hanson, Mallory, Mason and Alec Malikowski, Maraya, Christian and Travis Weis, Casie and Cydnie Polman and Carly and Conner Breitenfeldt; his seven great-grandchildren; and his siblings Matthew Malikowski, Phyllis Christensen, Stanley (Marie) Malikowski and Kathy (Wally) Lee.
Gene’s family would like to express their sincere thanks to the nurses and staff at Perham Living.
Schoeneberger Funeral & Cremation Service, Perham (218) 346-5175 www.schoenebergerfh.com