Clyde 'Pat' Malone


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Posted Online: April 27, 2013, 7:59 pm
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Clyde L. "Pat" Malone, 92, of Aledo,died on Friday, April 26, 2013, at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis.
Mass of Christian Burial is 1 p.m. Tuesday at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Aledo. Burial is in theAledo Cemetery. Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo, where a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Memorials may be left to the Mercer County Fair. Online condolences can be made at fippingerfuneralhome.com.
Pat was born on April 29, 1920, in Strawberry Point, Iowa, to Clyde A. and Maude E. Carr Malone. He graduated from Manchester High School in 1938 and married Lavanda G. Smith. She died in May 28, 1981. He then married Marcella Moseley Ryan on Sept. 23, 1982, in Aledo.
He came to Aledo in 1939 where he and his brother, Edwin, owned and operated the American Petroleum Service Station in Aledo. In 1965, he began a career in insurance and real estate, owning the Malone Agency in Aledo until retiring in 1995. His love of auctioneering led him to clerk for many years with Lane Hyett and Bud Henderson.
He was a member of St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Aledo and was a member of MERCO, where he was instrumental in the development of the Apollo addition in Aledo. Pat was a former member and treasurer of the Mercer County Fair Board and cared deeply for the Aledo community and its people.He enjoyed collecting coins, pocketknives, pocket watches and fountain pens.
Survivors include his wife, Marcella; many special nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Lane Hyett. His parents; wife, Lavanda; brother, Edwin; and sister, Lillian Barnd, preceded him in death.












 




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