Adeline Maloney Hampton
May 1, 2019
Sept. 17, 1922 – April 4, 2019
Adeline Thressa Byrne Maloney Hampton died April 4, 2019 in Salem at the age of 96½.
She was born Sept. 17, 1922 in Blue Hill, Neb. to Hugh and Millie née Marsh Byrne. She was the seventh of nine children and is survived by her youngest brother, John.
Adeline graduated from Red Cloud High School and received her teaching certificate. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, she moved to Los Angeles where she was employed by MacDonald Douglas building aircraft as a Rosie the Riveter.
She met her future husband, James Maloney, dancing to one of the big bands i...