Alma Francis Malchert, 89, daughter of James and Rhoda Belle Davis Sirdoreus, was born Oct. 26, 1914, near Eunice. She died Aug. 19, 2004, at Licking Park Manor where she had been a resident for the last five years.She married Wesley Malchert Jan. 30, 1938. They had two sons.Mrs. Malchert spent her lifetime in the area doing housework and gardening. She retired from Brown Shoe Co. and kept busy as long as her eyesight was good.She attended church and Sunday school, serving in whatever capacity she could. She loved working with children.She was preceded in death by her husband; and parents; one son, Walter; two sisters, Piney Scheets and Daisy Pine; and one brother, Arvel Sirdoreus.Surviving are one son, John Malchert of Eunice; three sisters, Violet Austin of Lebanon, LaVera Dixon and Ina Thieman of Houston; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.Services were Aug. 25 at the Evans Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Orval Schweighauser officiating. Burial was in the Union Chapel Cemetery. “

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