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Robert Malone


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Robert Malone Obituary
September 9, 1928 - August 8, 2017 Robert (Bob) Malone passed away in Pasadena, CA. on August 8, 2017. He was a resident of San Marino for over 40 years. Bob was born on September 9, 1928 in Windom, MN. to Margaret (nee Montgomery) and Maurice (Pat) Malone. He and his infant sister Mary (Mimi) moved to South Pasadena in 1934 after their mother died unexpectedly. Bob and Mimi had a wonderful childhood being raised by their loving aunt, Ethel Malone. Bob graduated from South Pas-San Marino High School and from USC, where he was a member of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. He was a past member of the Solteros, Valley Club, San Gabriel Country Club and The Valley Hunt Club. He was a past president of the SM Little League, and helped pave the way for to girls to play in the League. He served in the US Army in the Korean War and was stationed at the Presidio in San Francisco. He enjoyed a successful career in the insurance industry at both National American Insurance and Western General Agency. He was predeceased by his wife of 52 years, Jane Lynn Malone. He is survived by his daughters Karen Ottoson (Brad), Cayce Sheppard (Don), Colleen Amour (Scott), and Kelly Helmuth-Malone (Ron), and son Bob Malone, Jr.; his sisters-in-law Lyda Lynn Pearson and Ollie Rados Lynn, and his aunt, Helen Malone. He was grandfather to 7: Josh & Matt Ottoson (Katie), Malone & Morgan Sheppard (Jordan Sukys), Ethan Amour, and Lilly & Holly Helmuth-Malone. A service will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 11:00AM at Sunrise Chapel, Mountain View Cemetery in Altadena. A celebration of Bob's life will follow. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in the name of "Robert Malone" to either: The Pasadena Humane Society, 361 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CA. 91105, or USC Athletics Scholarships, Attn: Ron Orr, USC Heritage Hall, 3501 Watt Way, Los Angeles, CA. 90089-0602.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Aug. 18 to Aug. 19, 2017
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