Patrick E. Mallatt, 88, passed away after a long illness on August 4th, 2018, at the home of his daughter, Ann, who was by his side, and son-in-law, Mark Killenbeck, in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Pat was born September 12, 1929 in Hartington, Nebraska to the late Dale and Marie (Uhing) Mallatt. He spent his early life in Wynot, Nebraska, and then graduated from Laurel High School. He married Joan Ericson in Laurel, Nebraska on August 7, 1954.
After five years in US Navy serving as radar approach control operator, including at Port Lyautey French Morocco, he entered the University of Nebraska, where he graduated with honors. Pat worked for 32 years in Lincoln Public Schools teaching math, electronics, and aeronautics, and was chosen by colleagues at Lincoln East and Lincoln Northeast as Teacher of the Year.
Pat is survived by his wife Joan (Ericson) Mallatt of Lincoln; their two children, Jeff Mallatt of Arlington, Massachusetts, and Ann (Mark) Killenbeck of Fayetteville. He is also survived by one granddaughter, Jessica Killenbeck; two brothers, L.J. “Ole” Mallatt of Laurel, William (Janet) Mallatt of South Sioux City; and two sisters Shirley (Marlen) Kraemer of Laurel, and Saundra (Melvin) Bottger of Grand Island. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he is predeceased by one brother, Gerald Mallatt and wife Phyllis; and Marian, wife of L.J. Mallatt.
Services will be at a later date.