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John D. Malmer, 68

John D. Malmer, age 68, of Hudson, formerly of River Falls, passed away Sunday, June 13, 2010, at Regions Hospital, St. Paul.

He was born in Oconomowoc, Wis., on July 12, 1941, son of Clarence "CJ" and Lillian (Olson) Malmer. John owned and operated Malmer Bros Red and White Store for many years in River Falls. After closing the store, he worked briefly for Ericksons Grocery, managing the meat department. Then he went on to work for 3M until his retirement in 2002.

John is survived by two children, Troy (Penny) Malmer of River Falls, and Kristi (Troy) Peskar of River Falls; four grandchildren, Holly (Ryan) Pace, Jake Malmer, Bryan Peskar, and Katie Peskar; one great-grandchild, Greysyn Pace; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a wife, Patricia.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, June 17, at Ezekiel Lutheran Church in River Falls. Private family interment will be in Willow River Cemetery in Hudson.

Online condolences may be expressed at Cashman-Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Services of River Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.