King-Lynk Obituary – Michael L. Mallory, 74, Fort Madison


Michael L. Mallory, 74, of Ft. Madison passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 12:15 AM at the Wapello Specialty Care Center.

He was born on October 17, 1942 in Peoria, IL to Cecil and Iola Day Mallory.  Michael worked at GE in Burlington and was also a janitor at Ft. Madison High School.  On April 30, 2004 he married Susan Othmer in Keokuk.  He enjoyed fishing, cooking, playing card games and collecting baseball cards.

Survivors include his wife, Susan Othmer Mallory of Keokuk; three daughters, Marlo Meyer of Burlington, Michelle Palmer of Overland Park, KS and Carrie Mallory of Ft. Madison; two sons, Matt Mallory of Ft. Madison and Mark Palmer of Texas; eighteen grandchildren; two sisters, Cecile Amerson of Peora, IL and Suzette Williams of Michigan; one brother, Robert Mallory of Arkansas; several nieces and nephews.

Per his wishes, cremation has been entrusted to King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory and there will be no formal services at this time.  A memorial has been established in his memory and online condolences may be left at

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