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February 10, 1943 - March 28, 2018

Mal was born February 10, 1943 near Houston, Minnesota to Maloy and Norma (Vickerman) Bangs.  He graduated from the Mabel High School in 1961.   He was a self-employed electrician for many years around the Mabel area before moving to Farmington, Minnesota where he worked in the Twin Cities.  On August 11, 1990 he married Judith Helgeson.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, canning, racing, and visiting. 

Mal passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at United Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota at the age of 75.

Mal is survived by his wife Judi of Farmington: five children Tracy (Jim) Auns of
St. Charles, Minnesota, Angie (Jeff) Johnson of Land-O-Lakes, Florida, Wesley Bangs of McKinney, Texas, Wendell Bangs of Terra Ceia, Florida, and Natasha (Fiancé Nick Sand) of Apple Valley, Minnesota; grandchildren Caleb Benson, Carly Benson, Connor Benson, Landon Johnson, and Logan Johnson; his mother Norma of Mabel;  a brother Larry (Phyllis) Bangs of Mabel; three sisters Janice (Wally) Beuch of Menahga, Minnesota Linda Benson of Decorah, Iowa, and Julie Bangs of Mabel. He was preceded in death by his father Maloy Bangs, Sr.; a granddaughter Taylor Johnson; a brother Jerome; and a nephew Shad Bangs.

A Celebration of Life for Mal will be 2 -5 PM, Saturday, April 28th at the former golf course east of Mabel.  
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