Jody John Malatare, 67, passed away at St. Pat’s Hospital in Missoula on December 25, 2022.
He was born to John and Wyona Malatare on October 13, 1955. As a child he was raised in Arlee and went to Arlee schools.
As an adult he worked in construction specializing in bull dozing and finish work. He loved to take rides on his Harley with his wife, Artha.
Jody enjoyed all activities outdoors, but most of all he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He is proceeded in death by his dad, John Malatare.
He is survived by his children: Zack, Emma, and Nate Malatare. Wife: Artha, Mother: Wyona Malatare, sisters: Dian (Russ Jackins,) JoAnn (Joe Pentland,) Mary Ann Stevens, Junle and Cheryl Malatare and brothers Jack and Shawn Malatare; and many nieces and nephews.
Services were held at the Arlee Community Center on December 29, 2022. A Celebration of Life will be held in the summer of 2023; location and date to be determined.