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May 28, 2014

NADINE MALLOY MAY 19, 1924 -- MAY 25, 2014

OSKALOOSA — Nadine Malloy, 90, of Oskaloosa, passed away Sunday morning, May 25, 2014, at the Mahaska Health Partnership Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 29, at the Holland-Coble Funeral Home in New Sharon. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Thursday. Burial will be held in the Friends Cemetery in New Sharon. Memorial contributions may be made to Mahaska Health Partnership Hospice Serenity House. Friends may sign the online guestbook at www.hollandcoblefuneralhomes.com. Holland-Coble Funeral Home of New Sharon is in charge of arrangements.

L. Nadine Malloy, the daughter of Alfred “Jack” and Alleda (Shaw) Linsted, was born on May 19, 1924, in Sugar Creek Township in Poweshiek County. She attended Case Country School and graduated from New Sharon High School in 1941, where she was very passionate about basketball and her team. Nadine also received her Normal Training Certificate, but never taught. On March 4, 1941, Nadine was united in marriage to Edwin Malloy in Kirksville, Mo. To this union two daughters were born, Sheryl and Marilynn. While Edwin was in the service, Nadine attended the Aircraft Sheet Metal School in St. Louis as a pre-requisite to work as a riveter for McDonnell Aircraft Corp. Throughout her lifetime, Nadine was a homemaker, sold Avon, had her Real Estate license, sold Slim Gym Exerciser, did upholstery work and had several other entrepreneurial adventures. She loved the outdoors, especially birds. Nadine also enjoyed gardening, golfing and watching the NBA basketball games. She was interested in genealogy and was a member of the Keo-Mah Genealogy Historical Society, the New Sharon Area Historical Society and the Poweshiek County Historical Society.

Nadine is survived by her two daughters, Sheryl Bates, of Atlanta, Ga., and Marilynn (Richard) Read, of Rockton, Ill.; three grandchildren, Dana Williams, of Atlanta, Ga., Heather (Matthew) Janke, of Milwaukee, Wis., and Kristina Read, of Milwaukee, Wis.; four great-grandchildren, Hampton Williams, Natalie Janke, Nolan Janke and Elena Janke and several nieces and nephews.

Nadine was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Alleda Linsted; her husband, Edwin Malloy on June 9, 2010; a granddaughter, Debbi Bates; a brother, Carroll Linsted and a sister, Virginia Enderson.

Nadine’s family would like to give a special thank you to Linda and Larry Eliason for their love and attentiveness over the past four years as well as the staff at the Serenity Hospice House.

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