Louise S. Maloney, 96, formerly of Rock Island, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Amber Ridge, Moline.
In accordance with her wishes, no service will be held. Private inurnment will be at National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Rock Island, is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials may be made to Quad City Animal Welfare Center, 724 2nd Avenue West, Milan, IL 61264.
Louise was born November 12, 1923 in Kewanee, Ill. She was the daughter of Russian immigrants, Anton and Maria Tsebolka Shinkevich. She married Robert J. “Bob” Maloney on June 14, 1946 in Rock Island. He preceded her in death on July 10, 2002.
Louise was a physical education teacher for 33 years at Coolidge Junior High School, Moline. In retirement, she always enjoyed seeing former students and keeping up with their lives and accomplishments.
She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Rock Island, Blackhawk Chapter of Retired Teachers and the Rock Island Women’s Club. She enjoyed being active, playing tennis until the age of 86, and attending Plus 60 theater trips.
Surviving are her nephew Bob Maloney and his wife Mary Jo, who cared for her and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and four brothers.
Her family wishes to express their thanks and appreciation to the staff of Amber Ridge Memory Care for their kindness and care of Louise.
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