Posted: November 30th, 2021

1961 – 2021


On behalf of our family, we announce the passing of Malcolm Dean Makus on Saturday, November 27th, 2021, at the age of 60 years, in Medicine Hat, Alberta, after a brief illness.

Malcolm is survived by his parents, Vern and Lorraine Makus; siblings, Pamela Hintz (Peter), Kerry Makus (Sharon) and Angeline Anderson (Mark); nieces and nephews, Caitlin Hamilton (Lucas), Bryton Makus, Kelsea Hintz (Brad Tajiri), Shelby, Erin and Courtney Anderson; great niece, Ryan; great aunt, Ruth Fauser; as well as numerous uncles, aunts and cousins. Malcolm was predeceased by his grandparents, Ray and Melita Makus, Henry and Elsie Jacober.

His loving nature will be missed by many who got to know him during his lifetime. His concern for spirituality made him special in the eyes of whomever he was associated with. His cherished past times included camping, fishing, bowling and coffee breaks anytime! He warmed the hearts of acquaintances in Yuma, Arizona and everywhere else he visited during his life with us. He will certainly be missed.

A memorial observance will be an online zoom meeting on Saturday, December 4th, 2021, at 2:00pm. Meeting ID: 84740439132 – passcode: 120421.

Condolences may be made at Arrangements are made by


Grace Memorial Affordable Burial & Cremation

1924 10th Ave N.W.

Medicine Hat, Alberta T1C 1T5


8 Condolences for “MALCOLM MAKUS”

  1. Charlene Burgess/Belanger says:

    I remember when Malcom was baptized and how he radiated how happy he was. He really was a loving brother who has touched many hearts. His smiling face will be missed. We will look forward to seeing it again very soon. My sympathy goes to you at this sad time.

  2. Michael Sturm says:

    I did not know Malcolm personally but as a young man I can remember taking the bus home from work many times with Malcolm on the same route. No matter how crappy my day was his smile and sunny disposition could always bring me back around to a better side. I often thought that for all his challenges he was lucky to have his sunny ways. I know he will be missed by many.

  3. Mel Roth says:

    Our condolences are with you and your famjly

  4. Ruth Ann Fauser says:

    My sincere condolences to the family. His smile was contagious even if everyone else was not having a good day, he made it better.

  5. Charlene Sauer says:

    My sincerest condolences to the family and loved ones. Growing up in Riverside, I always remember Malcolm sitting on the step playing guitar while walking to school. He brightened the days of many people, and will continue to shine from heaven.

  6. Tom & Ellen Genik says:

    We were so sorry to hear of Malcolm’s passing. We will always remember his happy disposition and friendly greetings. We remember how much Malcolm loved to dance! We look forward to the wonderful day when we will see you welcome him back in the resurrection on a paradise earth. Then we will all join Malcolm in dancing for joy!

  7. Lee Durst says:

    So sorry for your loss.

  8. Graham and Eunice Cammell says:

    So sorry to hear of your loss. We didn’t know Malcolm very well, but always saw his smiling face at assemblies and meetings. We all look forward to seeing him in perfect health with his big smile again in the new world so close at hand. What a loving God we have to give us this sure hope. Stay close to Jehovah and he will give you the comfort you need at this difficult time. You are in our prayers and be assured of our love.

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