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  • Name: Gary Melvin Mallum
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: January 28, 1952
  • Date of Death: November 2, 2017
  • Parents: Melvin Mallum & Donna (Brink) Mallum
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    Gary Mallum married Alice Hanson in 1973 in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. He attended the welding program at Itasca Community College, and worked for Brink Sand & Gravel along with Brink Farms. He then worked in construction for 27 years. He loved hunting, fishing and everything that involved the outdoors. He was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Cohasset, Minnesota.

    Gary died in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and inurnment is in Our Redeemer Lutheran Church Columbarium, Cohasset. He is survived by his daughters, Amy (Andrew) Glusica and Bobbi Mallum; a brother, Jim (Cindy) Mallum; sisters, Kristi (Kenny) Nelson and Cindy (Claude) Winquist; six grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his son, Travis Mallum, in 2013.

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