Michael Warren Mallas age 55, of Ames Iowa died December 11, 2017 in Ames. A gathering of friends and family will be 11:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m with a service at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 16 at First United Methodist Church at 516 Kellogg Ave. Ames, Iowa.
Mike was born in Waterloo, Iowa on April 26, 1962 the son of Jay and Patricia (Larrew) Mallas the family later moved to Boone where Mike graduated from Boone High School in 1980. He went to Lon Morris College on a Basketball scholarship and later graduated from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. He married Julie Anne Perry on August 13, 1994 and they resided in Ames, Iowa.
Mike was a teacher at East Marshall High School in Business Education and for the first few years he coached Girls Basketball. Prior to his current position he taught at Hubbard Radcliffe in Business Education, he also coached Girls Basketball, Track and Boys Baseball. When his girls got to the age that they were involved in sports he coached their softball and basketball teams. Mike loved the game of golf and on any nice day you would find him golfing with his brother, cousins, or friends.
Mike is survived by his wife, Julie Mallas and their daughters, Rachel and Danielle Mallas, mother, Patricia Mallas of Boone, sisters, Launie (Doug) Sorem of Boone, Terrie Buckmaster of Independence, Mo, brothers, John (Shawn) Mallas of Independence, Mo, Andrew (Arlene) Mallas of Wichita Falls, Tx, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mike was preceded in death by his father Jay Mallas.
In Lieu of flowers: memorial may be directed to the family. The family would request that if you would like to share a memory of Mike, please put your memory on 3 x 5 recipe card and it will be gathered at the service.
Online condolences may be directed to: www.grandonfuneralandcremationcare.com
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