Friends of Basketball
Year Inducted: 1979
Category: Friends of Basketball
Schools / Organizations: Wenona High School
Wenona Grade School
Biography: Joseph Malnar served as timer for Wenona High School and Grade School basketball games for more than 28 years. While the high school custodian for 25 years, Joseph advised and counseled many athletes and students. As a result of his friendship and aid, the most improved player award at Wenona HS bears Malnar’s name. Joseph Malnar died on December 30, 1985.