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Stanley Maline, 89 - January 15, 2015

Stanley Godfrey Maline, 89, of Wallace, originally of Gothenburg, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at the North Platte Care Center where he had resided the past few months.
Services were conducted at North Platte’s Seventh-day Adventist Church on Monday, Jan. 19, with the Rev. Luis Contreras officiating. Interment was at the Gothenburg Cemetery.
Maline was born March 26, 1925, at Rock Island Table north of Gothenburg, one of five children born to Godfrey and Lydia (Lindstedt) Maline. His childhood years were spent near Gothenburg where later his own children were born.
He had served his country with the U.S. Army from June 1945 to November 1946.
In 1947, he married Bernice Garrelts. To this union, six children were born. In 1973, the couple moved to Wallace where he continued his farming and ranching.
Maline was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, the American Legion and the American Quarter Horse Association.
He was respected and well liked by friends and neighbors in the community, said family members. His love for horses and rides in the pasture were only surpassed by his love and devotion to his family, who he was proud of.
?Maline was preceded in death by: his parents, Godfrey and Lydia; mother and father-in law; an infant daughter; his sisters—Gwendolyn Jensen and Rose Marie (John) Swanson; brothers—Byron (Opal) Maline and Wayne Maline; brothers-in-law—Bernard Garrelts, Verlo Sheffield and Marcee Van Wart; sisters-in-law—Marilyn VanWart and Susan Garrelts; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and other family members.
Survivors include: his wife of 67 years, Bernice; his children—Judy (Jim) Little of New Market, VA, Cheryl (Mike) Gonzales of Grand Island, LuAnne (Tony) Barner and Randy (Denice), all of Wallace and Ronda (John) Kreifels of Lincoln;18 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law—Bonnie Maline, Alice Sheffield, Linda (Bill) Hughes and Donna Garrelts; brothers-in-law—Aksel (Betty) Jensen and Glenn Garrelts; numerous extended family members.
Memorials are suggested to the Seventh-day Adventist Church.