LINCOLN — Patrick E. Mallatt, 88, died after a long illness Aug. 4, 2018, at the home of his daughter, Ann, and son-in-law, Mark Killenbeck, who were by his side, in Fayetteville, Ark. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Sept. 24, at 11 a.m., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Laurel, with the Rev. David Liewer officiating. Inurnment will be at 10 a.m. at the Laurel Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home, Laurel. Pat was born Sept. 12, 1929, in Hartington, to the late Dale and Marie (Uhing) Mallatt. He spent his early life in Wynot and then graduated from Laurel High School. He married Joan Ericson in Laurel Aug. 7, 1954. After five years in the U.S. Navy serving as a 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, Lincoln; their two children, Jeff Mallatt, Arlington, Mass., and Ann (Mark) Killenbeck, Fayetteville, Ark.; one granddaughter, Jessica Killenbeck; two brothers, L.J. “Ole” Mallatt, Laurel, and William (Janet) Mallatt, South Sioux City; and two sisters, Shirley (Marlen) Kraemer, Laurel, and Saundra (Melvin) Bottger, Grand Island; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Gerald Mallatt, and wife, Phyllis; and sister-in-law, Marian, wife of L.J. Mallatt.