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. https://youtu.be/3HNUn2JqxWA