William "Bill" Malone, 94, of Rolling Prairie, Indiana, passed away Monday, September 7, 2020 at his home in Rolling Prairie surrounded by his family.
He was born August 9, 1926 in La Porte, Indiana, the son of Marvin "Pat" and Pauline (Morrical) Malone.
Bill married Marcille Lorraine Rheinholtz in La Porte, who preceded him in death in 1990.
A lifetime resident of the La Porte area, Bill was a member of the La Porte Assembly of God Church, serving as a deacon and board member. Bill also served in the United States Army during WWII, stationed in the Philippines and Korea. He earned The Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon with 1 Bronze Star, The Philippine Liberation Ribbon with 1 Bronze Star, The Good Conduct Medal, Victory Medal and the Army of Occupation Medal Japan. Bill retired from Modines Manufacturing after 42 years. He was an avid fisherman, but his true passion in life was spending time with his family.
He is survived by his two daughters, Bettina (Adrian) Greer of Rolling Prairie, IN, Cecilee Malone of Rolling Prairie; and a grandchild, Nathanael Greer of Rolling Prairie, IN.
Along with his wife, William was preceded in death by his parents.
Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., La Porte, IN where the family will receive friends Sunday, September 13 from 4-7 pm. and from 10:00 am until service time on Monday. A Celebration of Bill's Life will be held at the funeral home Monday, September 14, 2020, at 11:00 am with Pastor Roger Coleman officiating. Interment will follow at the Springville Cemetery, LaPorte, Indiana with Military Honors.
Memorial contributions may be made to the La Porte Assembly of God Church 244 E. Boyd Blvd. La Porte, IN 46350.
Online condolences may be made at www.haverstockfuneralhome.com.