Matt J. Lachenmeier
Thu, 09/07/2017 - 5:00am admin
Matt J. Lachenmeier, 35, of Missoula, Mont., passed away on Aug. 27, 2017 at his home in Missoula.
Matt was born Sept. 5, 1981 in Hardin to Mike Lachenmeier and Carol (Vandersloot) White Bear. Matt was a wrestler from the day he could stand on his two feet and played football throughout his school years. He graduated from Hardin High School in 2000. He was blessed with his daughter Taylor. On Jan. 15, 2013, he married Gabrielle Guse, in Missoula and they have two boys. Matt, a longtime member of the Laborers Local Union, worked as a road construction superintendent and put up guard rail on the highways throughout our beautiful state.
Matt is preceded in death by his two brothers Michael and Jason Lachenmeier, his grandparents Arlene and Lloyd Lachenmeier, grandmother Betty Vandersloot, his two little cousins Erica and Jessica Vandersloot, and numerous other family members.
Matt is survived by his wife Gabrielle (Gabby), his sons Austin and Myles Lachenmeier, his daughter Taylor and her mother Kori Miller, his parents Mike (Karen) and Carol (Bruce) White Bear, his brother Joshua (Lisa) Lachenmeier, his sisters Holly (Kevin) Cannon and Korah Lachenmeier, grandfather Jim Vandersloot, and numerous aunts and uncles.
The family of Matt wishes to extend our sincere appreciation for all of the thoughts and prayers that have been given during this time.
Funeral services were held, Sept. 4, in the E&R Church and a luncheon followed in the church basement.
Bullis Mortuary was entrusted with the funeral arrangements.