Jerome “Jerry” Leo Malone

Jerome “Jerry” Malone, 84, of Montgomery and Surprise, AZ, died February 26, 2021, peacefully at his home. Visitation 10am-11am on Saturday, March 6 at Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Montgomery with Memorial Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 11am with Father Tom Niehaus, officiating.

Jerome was born on February 3, 1937 in Wadena, MN to Robert and Elizabeth (Spahn) Malone. He graduated from Wadena high school and then went on to earn his Bachelor degree at the University of Minnesota. Jerome worked in sales management at The Maytag Co in Newton, Iowa for 38 years, where he finished his career as Vice President of Sales. Jerome was united in marriage on August 29th, 1959 to Anita (Finnegan) of Montgomery at Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Montgomery. Jerome enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He also loved traveling with Anita and going on nature walks everywhere they went.

Jerome is survived by his wife, Anita; children, John (Laurie) Malone of Maplewood, MN, Molly Malone (Eric Smith) of Pleasanton, CA, James Malone of Roseville, CA, and Dan (Amy) Malone of New Braunfels, TX; 11 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; sister, Dona Bauman of Deltona, FL; brothers, James (Peggy) Malone of Havre, MT and Robert Malone of Boulder, CO.

Jerome was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Betty Malone; brother, William Malone; sisters, Ellan Tetrault and Virginia Malone

Arrangements are with the Schoenbauer Funeral Home in Montgomery. 507-357-6116. On-line condolences may be left at

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