She was born February 14, 1929 in St. Joseph, MO, daughter of Lydia and Nelmer Malotte.
She graduated from Benton High School class of 1947 and worked at Nelly Don, Big Smith as a seamstress, and retired from Peach Tree Door. She enjoyed sewing and spending time with her nieces and nephews, and was a member of the Church of the Brethren.
Lila was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Thelma Lonjers, and Azelda Paul, two brothers, Evan Malotte, and Arthur Dale Malotte.
Survivors include, two brothers, Curtis Malotte and wife Linda of Saint Joseph, MO, and Dean Malotte and wife Donna Malotte of McFall, MO, and numerous, nieces and nephews.
She will be sadly missed by her family and all who knew her.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 am, on Friday, February 21, 2014 at Rupp Funeral Home, with Pastor Jacob McMillian officiating, The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday at the Rupp Funeral Home. The Interment will be at the Odd Fellows Public Cemetery.
Online condolence and obituary at www.ruppfuneral.com.
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