Obituary - James E. Malone
Last updated 7/10/2022 at 6:40pm
James E. Malone, 87, passed away due to natural causes at his residence on Wednesday, June 29, 2022.
Cremation has taken place, and private family services will be held at a later date. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery.
Holland & Bonine Funeral Home has been entrusted with services and arrangements.
Please visit Jim's online memorial page to send a card or leave a message of condolence for his family at http://www.hollandbonine.com .
Jim was born August 24, 1934, in Wadena, MN, to Robert and Elizabeth (Spahn) Malone. He was raised in Wadena, graduating from high school there. In 1959, Jim married Peggy Conn, and, in 1960, they moved to Havre, Montana, where he opened the Fleet Wholesale Supply store. They remained in Havre, and together they had three children.
Jim's primary focus throughout his life was caring for his family and then caring for his customers at Fleet Wholesale. His favorite pastime was attending events and activities for his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Elizabeth Malone; siblings Bill Malone, Ellen Tetrault, Virginia Malone, and Jerry Malone; and son-in-law, Butch Welter.
Jim is survived by his wife, Peggy Malone of Havre; children, Lori Welter of Great Falls, Ron (Kara) Malone of Havre, and Mark (Natalie) Malone of Lewistown; grandchildren, Kristi (Jeromy) Riggin, Shaundel Boyce, Caitlin (Zack) Zieske, Connor (Ana) Malone, Jim Malone, Megan (Jay) Darrah, and Sarah Malone; four great-grandchildren; siblings Donna (James) Bauman and Bob Malone, and numerous nieces and nephews.