Patricia Eilene Green Dolphay (August 22, 1961 - June 25, 2023)
July 12, 2023
Patty Green Dolphay, 61, passed away June 25th. Patty was born August 22nd, 1961 in Malta to Donald and Elizabeth (Bobbie) Green, and grew up in Wagner. She attended school in Wagner and later Malta, graduating from Malta High School. Patty married her high school sweetheart Calvin Kolczak Jr. after high school, and started a family in Landusky, MT. Eventually Patty separated from Calvin and moved to Havre and attended college at Northern Montana College, earning her BA in Business, which she later was able to convert into a Business Education Degree. While in Havre, Patty met and later married Randy Dolphay. Patty taught in several schools including Dodson and Frazer, MT. Patty loved her students and cared for all of them as if they were family. After retiring from teaching, Patty settled in Dodson to take care of her family.
Patty was preceded in death by her parents, Donald and Bobby Green, and her in-laws Herman and Alice Dolphay. She is survived by her husband Randy Dolphay, her children, Charles (Christy) Kolczak, Greg Dolphay, Samantha (Josh) Salveson, and Bobby Dolphay, her brother Donny (Becky) Green, sisters Lynaya Green, Arlene (Ken) Bigby, and Marg (Paul) Yaroslaski, granddaughter Sonya McMahan, great grandson James McMahan, and lots of extended family.
It was Patty's wish that no funeral services be held. Patty has been cremated and the family will spread her ashes at a later date.