Private family services for George M. Malson, 82 year old Buffalo man who passed away Monday morning at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo, will be held at a later date. Donations in George’s memory may be made to the Buffalo Senior Center, the Wyoming Down Syndrome Association, or a charity of your choice in care of the Adams Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo.
George Melvin Malson was born to Arch and Anna Malson on June 22, 1928 in a ranch house in Kaycee, Wyoming. He grew up and attended school in Midwest, Wyoming and graduated from Midwest High School in 1946. After high school he worked for Standard Oil in Midwest. In 1950, George entered the Army and after serving in the Korean War he was honorably discharged as a Master Sergeant in 1952. He then returned to Midwest, Wyoming and on May 24, 1952 George married Bonnie Lee Pearson and they made their home in Midwest where he coached little league baseball, football, and women’s softball. George was employed by Standard Oil (Amoco) for 40 years where he was a driller and a field foreman in Midwest, Sheridan, Gillette, and Bairoil, Wyoming. He retired in 1986 and the couple moved to Buffalo, Wyoming in 1988 where they started building a cabin in the Big Horn Mountains.
George loved his family, his grandchildren, his cabin in the mountains, hunting and fishing and babies. His family loved his famous cookies. George was a lifetime member of the V.F.W.
George is survived by his wife Bonnie of Buffalo, Wyoming, two sons; Mike Malson and his wife Kay of Midwest, Wyoming and Pat Malson and his wife Keri of Kaycee, Wyoming, two daughters; Cindy Thompson and her husband Chuck of Buffalo, Wyoming and Cristie Vialpando and her husband Anthony of Cheyenne, Wyoming, one brother; Jim Malson and his wife Melva of Casper, Wyoming, thirteen grandchildren and eight great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, three sisters, one half brother, one half sister and one great-grandson.