Stella Winifred Lachenmaier, age 81, died February 21, 2019 at the Holy Rosary Hospital in Miles City.
Stella was born March 19, 1937 in Hardin MT to Walter and Margaret (Lutch) Donges. She attended schools in Hardin, and at the age of 16 she married the love of her life, Aaron Lachenmaier in Hardin MT on December 28, 1953. They moved to Glendive, then to Hathaway where they raised their four children. Stella enjoyed her role as a homemaker while raising her children. After they left home, she worked as a waitress in Rosebud and Forsyth. Stella and Aaron moved to Miles City in 1991. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, cats, and being outside.
Stella is preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, Aaron. She is survived by her sons: Audie Lachenmaier of Billings, MT and Randy Lachenmaier of Hathaway, MT; her daughters: Sherry ( Tom) Benjamin of Terry, MT and Cindy (Greg) Millhollin of Colstrip, MT; her brothers: Robert Donges of Billings, MT, David Donges of Bridger, MT, and Dennis Donges of Citrus Heights, CA; a sister Nellie Bowser of Roseville, CA ; six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Cremation has taken place and no services are planned. Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home of Miles City is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.stevensonandsons.com.
Services are pending at this time or no services will be held. If available, please see obituary for more information.