Doyle Lattin

Doyle Lattin, 64, of Great Falls, died with his family present, Thursday, Nov. 1, of complications of COPD.

Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5., funeral service is 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6, both are at Croxford Funeral Home, 1307 Central Avenue. Burial at Highland Cemetery, with military honors, is after service. Croxford Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Doyle was born to Kyle and Irene Lattin in Great Falls on June 30, 1948. He married Colleen Knutson in 1971. He proudly served in the Navy where he was a cook and a tugboat operator. He worked at Buttrey's and at a Concrete Service Co. He worked as a truck driver for over 40 years until his retirement from Ryan's (SuperValu).

His hobbies and interests included O-mok-seesCQ, truck rodeos and shooting pool. He loved fishing and camping and all outdoor activities. He was always known for helping people out anytime or anywhere. And he thrived on having his grandkids around him.

Doyle is survived by his wife Colleen; sons Kyle, Cody and Casey; sisters Lorraine (Al) Zuern and Jean (Orville) Klundt; brother Jerry; and eight grandchildren Cody Stephson, Kyle, Koral, Sara Basirat, Emily, Danni-le, Donivan and Savannah.

He is preceded in death by his parents Kyle and Irene; brother Elmer; and children Cory and Kara.

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Published in Great Falls Tribune on Nov. 4, 2012