Charles Franklin McFarland, 82, of Molt, MT peacefully passed away at his home on November 10th, 2018.  He was born in Molt, son of Bob and Lorene McFarland.  Charlie was a third generation owner-partner of McFarland Ranch.  He loved farming and restoring Oliver tractors and could never imagine doing anything else.  Charlie was a veteran who proudly served his country for 8 years as a Navy Reserve Seabee.  Charlie married the love of his life, Janice, on May 22, 1960 at the Molt Congregational Church.  Charlie loved the Molt community.  He served on the Molt School Board for 12 years, from 1975 to 1987.  He was an official member of the “Genius Table” at the Prairie Winds café in Molt, and a life-long member of the Molt Church.  Whether it was sharing stories over a cup of coffee, rescuing his kids from a vehicle breakdown, or helping his wife with the grocery shopping, he was always there to help or spend time with his friends and family.  Charles is preceded in death by his brother, Robert.  He is survived by his brother Bruce, wife Janice, daughter Charla and her husband Rob, son John and his fiancée Rhonda, and grandchildren Tim, Ian, Sarah, and Joshua.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. November 15, 2018 at Heights Family Funeral Home.  Memorial may be made to Molt Church and Molt Fire Department, Molt, MT 59057.