Kent E. Malmstrom, 63, of Niles, passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2021, at Lakeland Community Hospital in Niles.
He was born on February 19, 1957, in Battle Creek, Michigan to the late Robert W. and Patricia L. (Holland) Malmstrom.
Kent was a graduate of Brandywine High School and Walsh College, Troy, Michigan with a degree in Finance. Kent was an avid reader and could often be seen at the Niles Public Library. He was a gifted writer and musician, with a deep love and knowledge of a variety of music.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Craig Malmstrom.
Kent is survived by his two sisters, Valerie Dale of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and Carla (Leonard) Benkosky of Madison, Alabama as well as a niece, Meredith (Thomas) Bezak of Bloomfield Hills.
In keeping with Kent’s wishes, he will be laid to rest at a private service with Full Military Honors at Fort Custer National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in Kent’s memory to the Niles District Library, 602 East Main Street, Niles, Michigan 49120.
Memories of Kent may be left for his family at www.BrownFuneralHomeNiles.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Niles.
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