In Memory

Larry Kaphammer (A-Mechanic) - Class of 2005


Larry Martin Kaphammer


MISSOULA — Larry Martin Kaphammer passed away at the age of 81 on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at St. Patrick Hospital. He was born on August 16, 1936, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to John and Marie Kaphammer. He grew up with his brothers John and Kenneth, and sisters Yvonne and Emily in Montana.

Larry graduated from Corvallis High School and went on to college at MSU Bozeman. Larry married his first wife Marilyn Kaphammer (Denny) in 1956 and had four children, seven grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. ‎He worked most of his life as a millwright at the Frenchtown pulp mill. After retiring he taught himself to weave. He loved to make his own patterns and weave beautiful silk and bamboo scarves. Larry enjoyed hunting, fishing and working in his garden.

Larry belonged to the Lone Rock Bible Church and enjoyed going to his men's Bible study class.

Larry is survived by children Steve Kaphammer (Deb) of Conrad, Kevin Kaphammer (Melinda) of Hamilton, Bryan Kaphammer (Jackie) of Windsor, Colorado, and Lorie Kaphammer of Missoula, grandchildren Blaine, Andrea Thisselle, Peter, Jordan, Jennifer, Annie Kennedy (Jake), Kevin Copeland (deceased), great-grandchildren Zane and Asher Thisselle, and a baby on the way.

Memorial services are being held at Lone Rock Bible Church, 1142 Three Mile Creek Rd., in Stevensville and will be announced. Brothers Mortuary and Crematory are honored to care for the family. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at

Rest in Peace dear Friend.