Netter (Harrington) Goddard (64) battled her cancer every day but lost the war on November 4, 2021 surrounded by family. A celebration of Netter’s life will be held in the spring of 2022.
Netter was born on February 4, 1957 in Great Falls, Montana to Marvin and Eloyse Harrington. She joined brother Dave and sisters Teresa and Colette. Netter enjoyed the farm animals while growing up in the Simms and Fairfield bench area. She was an honor student and participated in high school rodeo, basketball, track and softball before graduating from Fairfield High School in 1975. Netter also enjoyed shooting trap, winning state awards for being top female shooter.
Netter saw opportunity for education by joining the Air National Guard in 1975. She was honorably discharged 3 years later as an apprentice electrician. Netter returned to the Fairfield area and enjoyed working on the ranch taking care of the cattle and horses. Netter went to work for the Fairfield irrigation district and for the local Co-op helping with the seasonal spring work by driving a fertilizer truck. She was proud of her time volunteering for the local fire department.
Netter suffered a back injury that sent her on a different career path. She enrolled at Blue Mountain Community College in Pendelton, OR. Graduating in 1994, with a Broadcasting and Production major. She returned home and joined the team at KMON in Great falls and KSEN in Shelby as a radio DJ. When not working at the radio station, she had her own DJ business, playing music for many weddings and special events. She was known for her famous quotes “Holy Balls” and” later gator”.
Netter and Rory Goddard were married on June 11, 1994 in Choteau, Montana. Rory and Netter were not blessed with biological children, but they had so much love for Mandy Dahl, they considered her a daughter, and her children their grandchildren. Netter and Rory enjoyed wood working, pheasant hunting, fishing and listening to music together. As of the last 10 years Netter has reconnected with her production skills and has made several videos for friends and family.
Netter is survived by her husband Rory Goddard of Fairfield, sister Colette (Pat) Trainer and brother Doug (Kyla) Harrington both of Fairfield, Montana, Mandy, Tyrell and Stephen Dahl of Powell Wy, and many nieces and nephews. Netter is also survived by a lot of friends that she considered family.
She is preceded in death by her parents, brother, Dave Harrington and sister, Teresa McCrossin.
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