In memory of
Gerald Fredrick "Jerry" Malling
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In memory of
Gerald Fredrick "Jerry" Malling
Gerald Fredrick "Jerry" Malling Oak Ridge, TN Jerry Malling, age 78, of Oak Ridge, TN, passed away October 12, 2016, at his home surrounded by family and friends. Jerry was born April 27, 1938, in Evanston, Illinois, to the late Clara Susan Grasser Malling and Gustav F. Malling. His grandparents immigrated from Luxemburg and Germany. He attended Northwestern University earning a degree in chemical engineering. He belonged to Tau Beta Pi, Pi Mu Epsilon, and Signa Xi. He attended the University of Illinois, Urbana, completing a masters in chemical engineering. He returned to Northwestern, where he completed a PhD in chemical engineering under Professor George Thodos. He was a co-op student at ORNL isotopes division, in Oak Ridge.Jerry joined the U.S. Naval Reserve at the age of 17 and served 8 years. Jerry returned to work in Oak Ridge, at K-25, as a development engineer and engineer specialist. He worked in the specialties uranium enrichment, especially gaseous diffusion theory and technology. He retired in 1999. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Virginia "Ginny" Jones Malling; children, Margaret White and Susan Sebomoeich (Jim); grandchildren, Clayton and Mariah White, of Scottsdale, AZ; step-children, Dr. Chris (Carly) Jones, of Nashville, Catherine (Bill) Bohne, of Oak Ridge, Tennessee; step-grandchildren, Brynn, Kate, and Carter Jones, of Nashville, and Violet Bohne, of Oak Ridge. A private family celebration of life will be held at a later date. An online guest book may be signed at
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