Mitchell Amos Malstaff, 85 of Union Mills, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, March 10, 2023. He was born February 7, 1938, in LaPorte to the late Moris and Doris (Bierly) Malstaff. Mitchell graduated from Union Mills High School and proudly served in the United States Army in Korea. He made his career as a hardworking farmer for over 60 years in Union Mills. Mitchell was also an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed trapping and fishing. Though he stayed busy, Mitchell always had time for family and friends, and especially liked talking with other area farmers. He will be remembered as a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather who will be dearly missed.
On April 25, 1959, Mitchell married Shirley Owen, who survives, along with their daughters: Michelle Urness and Kathryn Brew; grandchildren: Alana Urness, Claire Urness-Marks, Austin Malstaff, and Katelyn Brew; and sisters: Etta Mae (Bill) Hannon and Roselind Lane. He was preceded in death by a brother, Warren Malstaff.
A graveside service will be held at Hanna Cemetery on Thursday, March 16, 2023, at 1:00 p.m.


I am so sorry to hear about Amos. I have many fond memories of Shirley and Amos as I babysitted for Kathy and Michele for so many years when I was in high school. They even took me to South Dakota with them on vacation one year. They were always coming over to visit Mom after Dad died. He will be missed by family and friends in the Union Mills and Hanna area. -Linda Mills (Reinholt)

1150 S will not be the same without the slow stroll of Shirley and Amos in his shined up pickup truck admiring the evening countryside with his farmer every neighborhood dog knew the Amos truck would always keep a steady pace for them to He often insisted on us dropping by on trick or treat nights for Grace. He was a true and kind neighbor. Love and prayers as you learn to navigate the seasons without your Dad. -Heather Bolakowski CyGan 

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