Jody Lynn Hanlan
Jan. 5, 1965-Oct. 10, 2020
Jody Lynn Hanlan, age 55, passed away the morning of Saturday, October 10th, 2020, surrounded by loving family. Jody was born to James and Janet (Metlow) Matzdorf in Chewelah, WA on January 5th, 1965.
A longtime Valley resident, Jody was raised in Valley, running on the Chewelah High School track team and graduating from Chewelah in the spring of 1983. That same year, she married her high school sweetheart, Troy Kinder, and they enjoyed 3 years together before parting ways. In 1986, Jody married Pat Hanlan, and together they welcomed three children, beginning in 1987 with Patrick, followed by James and Lacey. Jody’s kids were her everything, and she found joy during this time raising them and encouraging everything they did. More