Robert C. Malir, 87, Wilson, died Saturday, Jan.18, 2020, in Ellsworth.

He was born April 16, 1932, in Ellsworth County to R.C. and Emma (Posusta) Malir.

He married Joan (Brokes) Malir on Oct. 17, 1955, in Wilson.

Survivors include a son, Paul Malir, Lenexa; two daughters, Carol Keiswetter, Raleigh, N.C., and Lynn Dowling, Hays; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Wilson; burial in St. Wenceslaus Catholic Cemetery, Wilson, with military rites by Fort Riley Honor Guard and American Legion Post No. 262.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home, Wilson.

A vigil and rosary will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to American Red Cross in care of the funeral home.

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