William Eugene “Bill” Maloney, 69, Humboldt, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 14, at his home.
Bill was born Jan. 5, 1944, in Iola, the son of William Russell “Russ” and Esther Elizabeth (Rockwell) Maloney. He graduated from Iola High School and joined the U.S. Navy.
On Sept. 20, 1964, Bill married Linda Kay Varvel. After serving 10 years in the Navy with the Seabees, he moved to Humboldt, where he owned and operated Maloney’s Electric until retiring 10 years ago.
Survivors are his wife, Linda Maloney; two sons, Bryan Maloney and wife Pam, Humboldt, and James Maloney and wife Jennifer, Goodview, Va.; four sisters, Barbara Stalnaker, Iola, Evelyn Knapp, Yates Center, Betty Nicolay, Baldwin City, and Brenda Gutierrez, Neodesha; half-sister, Jerry Thomas, Burlingame; half-brother, William R. “Bill” Maloney, Jr., Yachats, Ore.; and four grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapels, Iola. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Gridley Cemetery, Gridley. Memorials for Allen County Hospice may be left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapels, Iola. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.
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