Shenandoah, Page County, Iowa
Thursday, January 2, 1958
Dr. WAYLAND MALOY, PROMINENT M.D. DIES
Dr. Wayland H[oyt] MALOY, 61, a physician and surgeon in Shenandoah 26 years, died at 4:30 o'clock Thursday
afternoon, Dec. 26, at Hand Community Hospital following an extended illness.
Dr. MALOY is survived by his wife [Jean (THOMPSON)]; a son, John [Thompson] MALOY, who is an opera student
in Hamburg, Germany; Dr. MALOY's mother, Mrs. J[ohn] T[hompson] MALOY of Bedford; and a sister, Mrs. Lillian
GILLILAND of Lenox. John MALOY recently returned to Germany after coming home to see his father. John's
wife [Charlotte] remained in the United States.
The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon at the Buntz-Tawzer Funeral Home with Rev. Robert L.
CHALMERS, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial in the family lot at Bedford.
A memorial fund, which friends are establishing, has been designated for Hand Community Hospital of which
Dr. MALOY was building chairman when the first addition was made to the original building.
Dr. MALOY was born December 7, 1896, at Redding, Iowa, a son of John T[hompson] MALOY and Amy D[ora] (WARDEN)
MALOY. He was educated at Blockton High School and the State University of Iowa where he received his B.A.
degree in 1922 and his M.D. in 1925. He was a member of Sigma Nu and Phi Rho Sigma fraternities.
Dr. MALOY was married to Miss Jean THOMPSON of Bedford in June 1926 at Iowa City and they have one son, John.
For five years, Dr. MALOY was an intern at the University of Iowa hospitals from 1925 to 1930. In 1931 he
became associated with Dr. S. D. MAIDEN in Council Bluffs. In December 1931 he began his practice here as an
eye, ear, nose and throat specialist.
The doctor served the Page County Medical Society as president and was a member of the Iowa State Medical
Society, the American Medical Association and American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology.
Dr. MALOY was a member of Kiwanis Club, Masonic Lodge and the "I" club of the State University of Iowa. His
office was in the City National Bank Buildings until he closed it a number of months ago because of his ill
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