Butch passed away at home on December 2, 2013.
Butch was born June 19, 1960 in Park Falls, WI., to Renny Malach Sr. and Judy Nutting Malach.
He was the fourth of six children.
In 1966, the family moved to Missoula, Mont., where Butch attended Hawthorne Grade School and Hellgate High School.
He played Little Grizzly football, Little League Baseball for Westside Little League, and American Legion baseball for the Missoula Mavericks.
Butch joined the US Navy after high school and served on the USS AJAX, where he learned the welding trade.
After the Navy he settled in Spokane, where he put his Navy trade to use welding for Caulkins Boat Trailers and ESP.
He then went to work for McVay Brothers Contractors and Spokane Seamless, hanging siding and installing windows.
His MS conditions forced an early retirement in 1998.
Despite in MS, Butch faced every day with courage, humor and dignity.
He had a heart of gold and would have given anyone, strangers included, the shirt off his back.
He has many friends and a vast extended family, all of whom will miss him dearly.
Butch is survived by his father Renny Malach Sr. (Rosemary) of Missoula, MT.
; his mother Judy Malach of Spokane; sisters Renee (Dave) Johnson of Espanola, Roxy (Dick) Zarowny of Spokane and Colleen Dietz of Seattle; brothers Bob Malach of Missoula, Mont., and Pat Malach of Scappoose, OR.
; nieces Caitlin and Jaydra; and nephews, Nathan, Vaughn and Jeremy.
The Family would like to extend a very special Thank You to Jen Loucks and Bobby Leihenseder for your unconditional love and the special care you gave Butch over the last few years.
Cremation is being handled by Community Cremation & Funeral, Spokane, WA.
A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held at Heritage Funeral Home, 508 N Government Way, on Friday December 13, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.