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Wayne, 58, died at his home in Bozeman, Montana, Oct. 17, 2007. He graduated from Bozeman Senior High School and went on to become a student at Montana State University. Many of his favorite days were spent on the slopes of the Bridger Bowl Ski Area with his parents, brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews. He enjoyed being a member of the high school ski racing team and later became a member of the Bridger Bowl Association. He began his own business as a home builder in the Bozeman area and managed several of his own rental properties. He was an interested witness to the economic growth of the Bozeman area and the Gallatin Valley. Wayne jumped at Missoula 1970-71.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Lachenmaier, Wayne A. (Missoula 1970)" (2021). Smokejumper Obituaries. 229.