Raelene Renee Malster


Raelene Renee Malster, 57, of Belpre, Ohio passed away on September 12th, 2017 after a brief battle with cancer.

Raelene was born in Parkersburg, West Virginia, daughter of Donna Bretz Miller of Belpre and the late Arthur Ray Miller. She attended Belpre High School where she met the love of her life, and husband of 30 years, Jon Malster.

She attended Ohio University and took pride as bookkeeper for the Washington County Engineer’s office. Rae counted down with anticipation to her retirement that she celebrated in January of 2017.

She enjoyed spending time with her two sisters, and enjoyed spoiling her cats and dogs immensely. Raelene could always be counted on for a good joke, a warm pie, or help with the crossword puzzle.

Surviving are her husband Jon Malster, her daughter Sarah, mother Donna Miller, sisters Kelly Cox (Kenyon Cox) and Leslie Miller Hall (Wes Coe), and nephew Jarrod “Rotten Ralph” Hall.

She was preceeded in death by her father Arthur Ray Miller, and infant brother David Wilson.

The funeral will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre with Pastor Rod Brower officiating. Burial will be at Rockland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 p.m. on Friday and for one hour prior to the service on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley, 90 Mount Tom Rd, Marrieta, OH 45750.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.LeavittFuneralHome.com.