Malinda M. Burrow

Malinda M. Burrow, 82, of Merrill, passed away 12/22/2022, peacefully in her home with her family by her side. Malinda was born 11/18/1940, in Merrill, daughter of John and Elsie Rehfeld. She married Ronald Burrow 3/8/1958. He survives. Malinda worked at Rexall and then retired from Johnson Gifts & Collectables after working for 61 years, working side by side with her dear friend Robbie. She was an active member of St. John Lutheran Church where she took part in Mother’s Club, choir for 66 years, Ladies’ Aid, Finance Board, and many other committees. Malinda never missed an event that her children and grandchildren were involved in. She loved playing cards but especially loved beating Ron in Cribbage. She was truly the matriarch of the family and will be greatly missed.

Survived by her husband Ron of 64 years. Children Diana (Jerry) Petruzates, Dawn (Bill) Folta, and Denise (Jim) Humphrey. Sisters Rita Hartwig and Debra Rehfeld. Grandchildren, Mark (Jessica) Folta, Brian (Lindsey) Folta and Logan, Sierra, and Alicia Humphrey. Great Grandchildren, Elsie, and Isabel Folta and 1 on the way. Nieces and nephews and many special friends. She was preceded in death by her son, David ‘Mouse’ Burrow. Parents, John, and Elsie Rehfeld. Sister Nancy and brother Jack.

The funeral service for Malinda will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday 12/29/2022, at St. John Lutheran Church in Merrill. Rev. David Szeto will officiate. Burial will follow in Merrill Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held  at the Taylor-Stine Funeral Home on Wednesday, 12/28/2022, from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. and again on Thursday at the church beginning at 10:00 A.M. Online condolences may be made at

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