Jim Maly, age 86, of Wayne

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Mass of Christian Burial has been rescheduled due to weather for Jim Maly, age 86, of Wayne and will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Wayne on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Visitation will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Wayne on Sunday from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. with a Vigil Service Sunday at 6:00 p.m. Interment with Military Rites will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne. Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.

James Edward Maly was born February 26, 1932, in Lynch to James and Marie (Scheda) Maly. He graduated from Lynch High School. He worked at Pinkelman T.V. Repair in O’Neill. Jim served in the Air Force in Prestwick Scotland from 1952 – 1956. He married Cissy Morrison in Ayr Scotland, December 27, 1954. The couple moved to Wayne in 1960, where Jim worked at McNatts, then T.C. Electronics and later the Gambles Store. For the next 30 years, Jim was employed by Wayne State College as an audio/ video technician. Two years ago, he moved to Wakefield to live with his daughter, Sarah before entering the Wakefield Health Care Center in February of 2018. Jim is a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, the Wayne V.F.W. and enjoyed fishing, Nebraska Football, Kansas City Royals, and the St. Louis Cardinals.

Jim is survived by his wife, Cissy of Wakefield; their children, James (Marcia) Maly of Norfolk, Josie (Ron) Paulson of Wakefield, Nancy (Dan) Decker of Sioux City, IA, Kevin (Carla) Maly of Wayne, Sarah (Travis) Birkley of Wakefield; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Priscilla Maly of Aurora, CO; nieces; nephews; and special friend, Art Bruns.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Sandra Maly in 1961; step-son, Daniel Morrison in 1979; grandson, Matthew Luschen in 2014; one brother; two sisters; aunts; and uncles.

He passed away Tuesday at Wakefield Health Care Center.

Memorials may be directed to the Maly family for later designation.

James E. Maly

James E. Maly
(February 26, 1932 – February 27, 2018)




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