Malathy Ramakrishnan passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, April 6 at the Nelson-Berger Northside Chapel in Sioux City, IA. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 7 at the Nelson-Berger Northside Chapel, with cremation
Malathy was born in Tamil Nadu, India. She came to the United States and made her home in Burbank, SD, for the last 20 years. She enjoyed work as a CPA at Quam & Berglin until her death, as well as being a founding board member of the Siouxland India Cultural Association.
She is survived by her husband, Kumoli Ramakrishnan; their son, Kaushik of New York and his wife Janet; and their daughters, Vani of Minneapolis and Varsha of Nashville; as well as her sisters, Rajalakshmi, Savitri, and Lalitha, and her brother, Jayaraman, all of India. She is preceded in death by her parents, S. Subramaniam and S. Dharmambal.