Anna Malowney

Anna Malowney


Anna Louise Malowney, 86, of Edmond, OK died peacefully on February 12, 2021 when our Lord called her to His eternal home. She was born on September 10, 1934 on a farm near Sioux Falls, SD to her parents Louis and Helen Jastram. Anna graduated from Washington High School in 1952 and went on to receive her Bachelor’s degree in Business Education from the University of South Dakota in 1956. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta at USD. After graduation, Anna moved to Denver, CO to work for Phillips Petroleum Company in the Land and Geology Department. It was there that she met the love of her life, Art Malowney, and they were married on April 20, 1957. She also taught Business Education in the Denver Public School System for a number of years. Survivors include her daughter, Beth, and husband, Dr. James Hooper; her son, Michael, and wife, Lisa; and her daughter, Diane, and husband, Jim Henson; six grandchildren, Michael, David, and Jacob Hooper, Rook Malowney, and Meredith and Garrett Henson. Surviving siblings include her sister, Lorna Small of Sioux Falls, SD and her brother, Norman Jastram, and wife Jean, of Dundas, MN. Anna was preceded in death by her husband, Art Malowney, her parents, Louis and Helen Jastram, and brothers Robert and Richard Jastram.

Her many charitable activities included serving on the local boards of American Red Cross, American Cancer Society, and Panhellenic. She was also a member of P.E.O. Anna enjoyed playing tennis, golf, bridge and knitting.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Alzheimers Association, First Presbyterian Church of Edmond, OK, or the charity of your choice.

A private memorial service to celebrate Anna’s life will be held for the family at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 4, 2021, at Matthews Funeral Home in Edmond, OK.

To watch the full service please click on the following link.

8 thoughts on “Anna Malowney”

  1. Steve and Vicki Jastram

    We are sorry for your loss. We have wonderful memories of your mom at our family reunions. She will always have a special place in our hearts! God bless all of you!

  2. Leslie Young

    My condolences to the family, Art and Anna were wonderful neighbors, such a lovely couple , I enjoyed visiting with them.

  3. Neil MacLellan

    Really enjoyed our “Get Togethers” in Flat Rock, NC. Two of the best people one could know.

  4. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. I loved visiting with Anna and Art when they would come to Lubbock to see Jim, Diane, and their grandchildren.

  5. Anna was one of the sweetest ladies I have ever known.
    Anna and Art was in our Dinner Club for many years and we have such
    happy fun memories of those occasions.

    God Bless to family.

    Eddie and Maureen Chew

  6. Kevin and Jannell Scott

    We loved them both very much and will miss them. They lived a beautiful married life and raised an exemplary family. Until we meet again, we hold them both close in our hearts.

    Our hearts cry and rejoice with you all.

    Kevin and Jannell
    And Family

  7. Kris Lauseng

    What a blessing it was to listen to both Art and Anna’s services! I soooo loved any of my time spent with them growing up!! What a testament their lives were to all of us.

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