Benjamin Malkowski of Lakeland, MI died on April 25, 2012 at his home. He was born February 25, 1923 in Hamtramck, MI the son of the late Benjamin and Mary (Oleski) Malkowski. On April 15, 1950 in Berkley, MI Benjamin married his loving wife of 62 years, Beulah (Ryan) Malkowski, she survives. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Marines. Benjamin was employed as a mechanic for Detroit Tank Arsenal until his retirement in 1978. He was a member of the Western Wayne Co. Conservation Club and the Disabled Veterans. His Family… Beloved husband of Beulah, loving father of Michael (Nikki) Malkowski of Howell, Patricia (Andrew) Sheets of Pinckney and Fred (Janaia) Malkowski of Brighton, dear grandfather of Krissie Malkowski of Brighton, Alex (Janalyn) Frantz of Ypsilanti, Brian Frantz of Howell, Cassady Thomas of Ypsilanti and great-grandfather of Talan Malkowski of Brighton. His Farewell… The family will gather with friends on Sunday April 29, 2012 beginning at 11 AM followed by a 2 PM Simple Farewell at Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Hamburg Chapel.