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Dennis C. Maloney (1849-1913)


Posted By: Dorian Myhre (email)
Date: 9/25/2017 at 23:20:32

From Nevada Representative December 9, 1913 (front page)



Dennis C. Maloney died at his home in this city Sunday evening after an illness which had continued for several weeks and which in the later stage had been recognized as necessarily fatal. He was born in County Clare, Ireland, September 25, 1849, and died at Nevada, Iowa, December 7, 1913 aged 61 years, 2 months and 12 days. He emigrated to the United States ass a young man and after a couple of years in New York state he located at Blairstown, Iowa, whence he came to Nevada about 1870 and here he had ever since had his home. For a good many years he was in the employ of the Northwestern railroad but for the past twenty years of more h head been looking after his own interests. He was married first in June, 1870, to Catherine Ryan, and by her he had five children of whom Misses Mary and Catherine survive and one son, John, attained an age of 16 years. Mrs. Maloney died in June, 1883, and on April 10, 1885, he was again married, his bride being Elizabeth O'Donnell of Colo, who with the two daughters before noted survives him. Mr. Maloney had served at various times on the town and city council and had been recognized uniformly as a representative and public spirited citizen. His death is widely and profoundly regretted.

His funeral will be conducted Wednesday at ten o'clock fro St. Patrick's church by Father Nicholls, who will be assisted in the services by Father Renier of Ames and Father Cunningham, also temporarily of Ames.

From Nevada Representative December 12 1913 (front page)

Funeral of Dennis Maloney

The funeral of the late Dennis C. Maloney was conducted Wednesday from the Catholic church in this city. The attendance very large, packing the church to the utmost capacity and paying tribute to a man universally esteemed. Father Renier of Ames and Father Cunningham, Jesuit missionary from Toledo, Ohio, assisted in the services and the funeral sermon was delivered by Father Nichols. This was a very fine and appropriate address, and the larger part of it is published in this issue. Present at the funeral besides the very numerous friends fro this immediate vicinity were large delegations from Colo and Ames and many from outside the county of whom we have the names of the following: James Maloney, brother of the deceased, and son Donald, both of Council Bluffs, and daughters Mrs. Woodward and Miss Ada Maloney of Des Moines; Michael Kelley and J. Markham, brothers-in-law from Van Horn; Miss Margaret Niland of Chicago, niece of Mrs. Maloney; Mr. and Mrs. John Hopkins and Miss Mary Quinn, of Des Moines; John McCoy of Waterloo, Bernard Smith of Cedar Falls, Miss Margaret McNichols of Carroll, Messrs. M. M. McNichols, and John Fitzgerald and Mesdames McDonald and Giess, all of Marshalltown.


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