November 24, 1925 - October 11, 2020
Malinda L. Brazle Perry, 94, of Vandalia, passed away on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at Aperion Care, St. Elmo. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00am, Friday, October 16, 2020 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Vandalia with Pastor Michael Mohr officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services. Burial will follow in Liberty Church Cemetery, Sefton Twp., IL. Memorials may be made to the Holy Cross Lutheran Church Radio Ministry or Alzheimer’s Association. (It is recommended that guidelines set forth by the Center for Disease Control and Illinois Department of Public Health as they relate to COVID-19 be followed. This includes but is not limited to face covering and social distancing. Please be respectful of others.) Malinda Lela Niehaus was born November 14, 1925 in St. Peter, IL, the daughter of Louis and Alma (Wacholz) Niehaus. She married Loren Brazle June 14, 1947; he preceded in death on December 2, 1979. She later married Harry “Dick” Perry on January 27, 1984; he preceded in death March 30, 2012. Malinda worked for Johnson, Stephens, and Shinkle Shoe Factory in Vandalia and as a laborer at IMCO. She was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church and enjoyed quilting. She is survived by her daughter, Beverly and husband Jim Atchley of Bridgeton, MO; son, Wayne Brazle and wife Jacquie of Muldrow, OK; step-daughter, Brenda and husband Sam Ellis of Bradenton, FL; step-son, Rick Perry and wife Jill of Brownstown; sisters, Iva Burgess of St. Louis, MO and Fern Riechmann of Greencastle, IN; grandchildren, Nicholas Atchley and wife Julie, Hilary and husband Dan Licata, Allison Atchley, Sarah Brazle, Loren and husband Charles Martin, Jonathan Brazle, and JamieLynn and husband Casey Smith; step-grandchildren, Meghan Ellis, Alaina Ellis, and Lynsey Ellis; 13 great-grandchildren and 3 step great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands; daughter, Barbara Brazle; brothers, Leon, Clarence, and Orville Niehaus; sisters, Velva Fisher, Wilma Ambuehl, and Jane Ballough.
Malinda L. Brazle Perry, 94, of Vandalia, passed away on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at Aperion Care, St. Elmo. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00am, Friday, October 16, 2020 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Vandalia with Pastor Michael Mohr... View Obituary & Service Information
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