Mercedes M. Maloney - Departed on Jun 01, 2019 - Green Bay, Wisconsin
Mercedes M. Maloney - Departed on Jun 01, 2019 - Green Bay, Wisconsin

Mercedes M. Maloney

Born in Green Bay, Wisconsin on Dec 12, 1928

Died on Jun 01, 2019 and resided in Green Bay, Wisconsin

Mercedes M. Maloney, 89, passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019, with family at her side. She was born on Dec. 12, 1929, in Green Bay to the late Louie and Mildred (Delveaux) Basten. Mercedes graduated from Green Bay East High School in 1948.  She met the love of her life, Denis F. Maloney, while working at Dean’s Ice Cream Shop at the age of 16. He was on leave, supporting his Navy uniform. They were married after Denis returned from WWII on May 12, 1948. Together, Mercedes and Denis had 5 beautiful children, whom she loved dearly.  Mercedes was employed with Larsen Canning Company, J.C. Penny, Bratz Catering, Smitty’s Used Cars. She was a member of St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Church, where she attended grade school, and later of St. Bernard Catholic Church. Mercedes was an active member and past president of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Bellevue Post 9677. She enjoyed spending time up north at the cottage and will be remembered as a kind and friendly woman with the ability to talk to everyone, earning her many great friendships.

Mercedes will be greatly missed by her husband of 71 years, Denis; children, Linda Allen (life partner, Debra Roulette), Denis “Butch” A. Maloney (life partner, Laura Murphy), Jay (Vicki) Maloney and Lisa (Dan Lardinois) Maloney-Lardinois; grandchildren; Shawn (Kari) Maloney, Toni Lee Maloney, Krista (Miles) Cornell, Kendra (Jessica) Ribish, Kellyn (Danny) De Grave, Kaden Maloney,  Nicole Lardinois, Joshua (Coleen) Lardinois; great-grandchildren, Brody, Braxton, and Brittyn Cornell, Rayna and Nash DeGrave; Jackson and Rileigh Jo Lardinois, Jayden Lewis; brother-in-law, Clayton Maloney; sisters-in-law, Judy Basten and Joyce Oldenburg. She is further survived by many other family and friends.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her daughter, Marisa; siblings, Jackie (Vern) Lamberg, Gary Basten , Janice (Kenny) Baye; brothers and sisters-in-law, Emmons (Eloise) Maloney, Fr. George Maloney and Vernus (Charmion) Maloney, Rita Maloney, and Jerry Oldenburg.

Visitation will be at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., on Wednesday, June 5, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 9677 and Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 2040 Hillside Dr., on Thursday, June 6, from 12:00 p.m. until 12:45 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Mark VanderSteeg. Burial will be in Allouez Catholic Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.Prokowall.com.  

Special Thanks to Dr. Meves of Bellin Hospital, Southern Care Hospice for their tender care of our mother, Reflection staff whom cared for our mother and Lisa’s staff at Creative Design Jewelers for all their help with our parents. The family extends their deep appreciation to Fr. Mark VanderSteeg, Sr. Caroline and Deacon Larry for their prayers and compassion.  



Parish Wake Service: Wednesday Jun 5, 2019, 7:00 p.m. at Proko-Wall Funeral Home

Visitation: Wednesday Jun 5, 2019, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Proko-Wall Funeral Home

Funeral Mass: Thursday Jun 6, 2019, 1:00 p.m. at St. Bernard Catholic Church

Visitation: Thursday Jun 6, 2019, 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. at St. Bernard Catholic Church

Served by Proko-Wall Funeral Director: Joshua Ferguson

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