Nadean Gurtrude Malosh, age 86, passed away December 7, 2008 at Annapolis Hospital in Wayne, Michigan. Born in Licking, Illinois, she was the only daughter of the late Denver Crandall and the late Vera Hamilton Crandall McCarty. A business college graduate, she was retired from the Wayne-Westland Community School District. She was also a licensed cosmetologist and talented musician. She was a member of the First Congregational Church of  Wayne.

A Tennessee Walking Horse owner since the late 1960s, she was a regular on the Midwest show circuit during the 1970s, 80s, and 90s. Her favorite horses included Shannon’s Sunset G., Eb Shan’s Satin Doll, Delight’s Cold Duck, Squier’s Master Sgt., Delight’s Diamond, and most recently, D & D’s Precious Gem and Bud’s Pick. She was a lifetime member of the Walking Horse Association of Michigan.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John A. (Jack) Malosh. Survivors include a daughter, Linda Malosh; two sons and daughters in-law, James and Helen Malosh and Hugh and Cheryl Malosh; five grandchildren, Ron Malosh, Paul Malosh, Robert Malosh, Dinah Malosh, and Sarah Gee; and two great-grandchildren, Robert Malosh, Jr., and Jessica Malosh.

For those wishing to do so, donations may be made in her honor to the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ and Exhibitors’ Association