Malinda J. Henderson, 55, Ligonier, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, at Parkview Noble Hospital in Kendallville. She was born Sept. 7, 1965, the daughter of Merl “Don” and Esther (Borntrager) Galloway in Kendallville. On April 18, 2008, she married Rich Henderson in Ligonier.
She is survived by her husband, Rich Henderson of Ligonier; two children: Chelsey (Bryce) Martin of Garrett; and Courtney (Brandon) Smolinske of Garrett; her mother, Esther Galloway Mast of Topeka; a grandson, Gabriel Martin of Garrett; five siblings: Vernon Galloway of Syracuse; Donald Edward Galloway of Stafford, Texas;Colleen Galloway of Harlan; Michele (Keith) Schmidt of LaGrange; Christine (Kenny) Sprague of Kimmell; along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and her cat, Thomas.
Yeager Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.