Photo: A happy 100th birthday to Ovide Mallo!
Ovide Mallo of Cottonwood is turning 100 on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021. Mallo served in World War II in the Army’s 63rd infantry division, 254 regiment, and earned a Purple Heart.
He married the love of his life, Dorothy Henry, on Aug. 7, 1943, in Chicago, Illinois.
The couple just celebrated their 78 years together. Together, they have nine children, 14 grandchildren, and 18 grandchildren with another on the way. They moved to Arizona in 1956 from Chicago.
The Mallo family wants to wish their Dad a very happy 100th birthday, and to say, “We love you!”