Former Juneau resident Joseph Stanley Malenowski died Dec. 17, 2007, in Wasilla. He was 52.
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Born June 16, 1955, in Lubbock, Texas, to Charles and Virginia (Moore) Malenowski, he attended school in Roswell, N.M., and graduated from Goddard High School in 1973.
He moved to Alaska in 1973 and was employed by the Juneau court system from 1973-1975. He worked on the construction of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline from 1975-1979. He moved to Fairbanks in 1979 and was employed as a school bus driver from 1980-1982. He then moved back to Anchorage, where he was a longshoreman for the Anchorage Docks from 1984-2001. He also lived in Talkeetna before making his final home in Wasilla.
He is survived by his mother, Virginia Malenowski, of Rosewell, N.M.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Virginia "Ginny" and Mitchell Lyman, of Anchorage, and Teresa and Jim Waugh of Roswell, N.M.; nephews, Joseph and Matthew Lyman, of Anchorage, and Michael and Bradley Waugh, of Ruidoso, N.M.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Jan. 26 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10252, 3105 Mountain View Drive, in Anchorage.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be sent to Virginia Lyman, P.O. Box 212306, Anchorage, AK 99521. An online guestbook can be signed at www.alaskacremation.com. Arrangements were made by the Cremation Society of Alaska.