St George, Ut. Jerry Stewart Malm, 87 returned home to his heavenly father on Saturday, December 19, 2020 surrounded by his wife and children. He was born February 13, 1934 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Walter Arony Malm and Ora Eliza Stewart. He married Doris Ann Hartley (from England) September 3, 1955 in Salt Lake City, Utah. They were later sealed in the Swiss Temple in 1962.
Jerry was raised in Salt Lake City and attended William Penn grade school and Granite High School. He also attended Utah State University later in his career.
He joined the United States Air Force in 1954 and trained as a dental lab technician. After leaving the Air Force he started his own dental lab business. He later worked for Hill Air Force base as a civilian managing the Dental Lab until his retirement in 1992.
During his Air Force years, Jerry and his family had opportunity to travel to many countries and their surrounding areas. He lived in Japan, France, and the Philippines. He also lived in California, Texas, Nevada, Florida, Maine, Colorado, Arizona, Idaho and Utah.
Jerry and his wife also served a church mission in Guam.
He always loved the outdoors and would take his family camping often. He was also fond of gardening. He especially loved meeting people and had the nick-name Mr. Friendly. He joined the Lion's club while he was living in Brigham City, Utah.
As an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints he held many leadership positions. The scouting program was one of his favorites and he served faithfully in the St. George temple in his later years.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Doris, and his children Sherry (Rick) Loveland, WIllard, Utah; Linda (Rex) Bird, Bluebell, Utah; James (Cheyanne) Malm, Washington, Utah; Laurie (Paul} Gustin, South Jordan, Utah; Erik (Becky) Malm, South Jordan, Utah; Jason (Stacey) Malm, Garden City, Utah. He is also survived by 22 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his father Walter Aroney Malm and mother Ora Eliza Stewart Malm; sisters Shirley Malm, Bonnie Malm, Patsy Amundson and brother Clive Malm.
Funeral services will be held Monday, December 28, 2020 at 1 pm located at Hughes Mortuary, 1037 East 700 South, St. George, Utah 84790. Interment will take place in the Tonaquint Cemetery, St. George, Utah.
Arrangements are made under the direction of Hughes Mortuary 1037 East 700 South, St. George, Utah 435-674-5000.
The family wishes to extend a special thanks to Suntree Hospice (especially Paula and Trinity) for the kind and loving care they gave Jerry and the family.