Sharyn A. Maloney, 76, of Ashland, WI passed away Monday, Aug 12, 2019 at Ashland Health Services in Ashland. Sharyn was born Feb 11, 1943 in Hinckley, MN, the daughter of Conrad O. and Irene E. (Theile) Reitan.

Sharyn was crowned Miss Hinckley in 1960 and graduated from Hinckley High School in 1961. She was united in marriage to Daniel Maloney in 1963, after which they moved to Saint Paul, MN and had two daughters. They moved back to Hinckley in 1981, where she worked at Tobies restaurant for several years. They moved back to St Paul, MN where she managed the VFW club on Rice Street for a few years, then moved back to Hinckley to be closer to her daughters and went to work as a blackjack dealer at Gran Casino and retired after over 20 years. After retirement she moved to Ashland, WI. She was an avid reader and had a great sense of humor. She enjoyed spoiling her great-grandchildren and spending time with family and friends.

Sharyn is survived by her ex-husband, Daniel, of Saint Paul, MN; children, Tamara Maloney of Rutledge, MN and Deborah (Louie) Pufall of Ashland, WI; grandchildren, Jonathan Maloney and Nichole Kunce; great-grandchildren, Jersie Grande, Kaelyn Maloney and Kyler Carlson; sister, Sharlene Spangler of Hinckley, MN; and brothers, Gary (Cathy) Reitan of Monticello, MN and Greg Reitan of Pine City, MN.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Conrad, Jr. and Darryle Reitan; and sister, Candace (Rick) Shutz.

A Celebration of Sharyn’s life will take place at the Mountain Funeral Home in Ashland on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 1 p.m.

A gathering of family and friends will begin at 12, noon and continue until the hour of the Celebration.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Mountain Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Ashland and Mellen, WI.

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