Leonard Ronnie LaHaye, 71, passed away on July 31, 2018, at his home in Ravalli, Mont.
He was born on Dec. 31, 1946, in St. Ignatius, Mont,, to Pete LaHaye and Lucy Louderback. Leonard was raised and educated locally. He went on to join the U.S. Army in 1965 and had an Honorable discharge in 1971.
In 1970, Leonard married Theresa Vivian Suta and eventually made their home in Ravalli. He worked as a logging truck driver, Arlee School janitor, and at Montana Naturals. In his spare time, he was the head of Mission Valley Astronomy Club, and enjoyed model trains.
Leonard is survived by his wife, Theresa; his children, Leonard LaHaye Jr. (Ashley Sorrell) and Corinna Sanchez (Eligio); and grandchildren, Madison and Tony LaHaye, Katrina and Eligio Jr. Sanchez.
Leonard is preceded in death by his parents, Pete and Lucy; a daughter, Tara Marie LaHaye (died in infancy); and brother and sister, Barbara and Bud Snyder.
A small gathering was held Saturday Aug. 4, 2018, at the family home.
Foster Funeral Home and Crematory is helping with arrangements.