Dorothy Malone - July 11, 2010
Dorothy Sophie (Hofman, Reiners) Malone went to be with her Heavenly Father on Sunday, July 11, 2010, at Hillcrest Nursing Home. She was 98 years old.
Dorothy was born Feb. 6, 1912, to Henry and Dorothea (Wall) Hofman in Red Willow County, Nebraska.
She married William Reiners on April 24, 1937. To this union three children, Mary Lou, Jane and Jerry, were born Bill died on Sept. 12, 1948.
On July 28, 1958, Dorothy married Gale Malone. He died on Dec. 20, 1996.
Dorothy was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran faith at St. John’s Lutheran Church, McCook, and was an active member in the church. She was presently a member of Peace Lutheran Church of McCook. Dorothy truly loved her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Dorothea Hofman; husbands, Bill Reiners and Gale Malone; eight brothers, George, Bill, Henry, Martin, Carl, Walter, Ervin and Victor Hofman; eight sisters, Martha Zweygardt, Clara Hofman, Ida Gigax, Elizabeth Hilt, Bertha Reiners, Caroline Reiners, Leah Snyder and Erma Hoeme and their spouses; sons-in-law, Arnie Schuster and Clifford McGregor and step-daughter, Nancy McDougal.
Survivors include her son, Jerry Reiners and wife, Karen, of Norfolk, Ark., Jane Schuster of McCook and Mary Lou and husband, Boyd Sherwood, of Los Alamos, N.M.; five step-children: Gary Malone and wife, Judy, of Palisade, Evelyn McGregor of Elsie, Alta and husband, Robert Keating, of Palisade, Connie Havel of Yakima, Wash., Bonnie and husband, Gregg Johnson, of Ogallala; one sister-in-law, Elsie Hofman of Imperial; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to KNGN Christian Radio Station or giver’s choice.
Friends may sign her book at the funeral home during business hours or send condolences to www.carpenterbreland.com
Memorial services will be Saturday, July 17, 2010, 10:00 a.m. CT at Peace Lutheran Church with Pastor Tom Albertson and Pastor Greg Stuckwisch officiating. Inurnment will be at St. John’s (Ash Creek) Lutheran Cemetery, rural McCook.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of arrangements.