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Obituary: Matthew Harold Dobler

Matthew Harold Dobler, 49, of Geyser
Posted at 12:24 PM, Sep 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-11 14:24:20-04

Matthew Harold Dobler, 49, of Geyser, passed unexpectedly on Friday, September 4, 2020. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, September 19th at 2:00 PM at the Geyser Community Hall.

Born to Howard and Ruth (McKinney) Dobler in Antioch, CA on February 25, 1971, Matt attended local schools, graduating from Antioch High School in 1989.

He joined the United States Air Force on December 13, 1989, serving proudly during the destruction of the Berlin Wall, Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Iraqi Freedom, the war in Afghanistan, and spent his final overseas assignment in Korea. During his time in the military he earned a bachelor’s degree and the rank of Master Sergeant before his retirement in July 2013.

Matt’s Air Force career allowed him to live in a number of places, including Great Falls from 1998-1999, where he met Kristi Anderson and married her on May 23, 1998 in Stanford, MT, to Guam from 1999-2000, back to Great Falls from 2000-2004, to Lakenheath, England from 2004-2008 and returning to Great Falls in 2008 until his retirement. Once retired, Matt went on to work for the U.S. Postal Service, was co-owner/operator of JAM Fireworks, and worked at the South Peak Angus Ranch.

To read the complete obituary and share condolences, visit the Croxford Funeral Home website.