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Louis Brainerd Hahn, 81

| March 21, 2023 12:00 AM

Louis Brainerd Hahn, 81, passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2023 at Hot Springs Health and Rehab. He was born on April 9, 1941 in Ronan the son of Ralph Kaiser and Elizabeth Grace (Horner) Hahn.

Louie was a professional tree trimmer, clearing trees from power lines most of his life. His last tree trimming job was training others at Mission Valley Power.

He and his brother Jay had their own country western band where they entertained in Washington, Oregon and Montana, playing for lots of events plus dances, with many followers wherever they played. He loved to entertain with his music. His last job was irrigating for our cousin Jack Horner, which he loved. He had to keep busy, couldn’t be idle. There was one special song he would sing for the kids and that was: The Chocolate Ice Cream Cone, had the children feeling bad for the dog in the song.

Louie was preceded in death by two premature older sisters; a nephew Thomas Seibert who died from bone cancer; his father, Ralph Kaiser Hahn; mother, Elizabeth Grace Horner Hahn; a nephew, Henry Seibert; a brother, (Jay/RJ) Ralph James Hahn; sister, Anita Rae Hahn Seibert.

He is survived by his children, Debra Maria Hahn, Arlee; John Louis Hahn, Arlee and Cooke City; (Rocky) Ralph K. Hahn, Arlee; David Douglas Hahn, Amy Hahn Wood, Washington. Stepchildren, Carol Ann Tompkins, Washington; Rozi Hahn, Washington; Chris Ford, Columbia Falls. Grandchildren, Levi Brown, Luke Brown, Kerri Hahn, Jessie James Wilson, Audrey Hahn, Steel Hahn, Hunter Hahn, T. J. Hahn, Skyla Hahn, Michael Booth, Shelby Wood, Shyanne Sparkle; step-grandchildren, Mikayla, Sacha, Candise, Zacheri; three great-grandsons, Rev and Ranger Brown, Carter Louis Hahn; five step-great-grandchildren; very special family and friends, Jane Dutcher and her family including a special relationship with her son-in-law Matt Stickney and his daughter, Madison Stickney. Louie was the only grandfather Madison knew. Four siblings, Marion Franklin and (Mickie) Hahn Roy, Washington; Douglas Jerome Hahn, Ronan; Nyla Grace Rubia, Polson; Dora Ann Mannen, Shelby; and numerous nephews and nieces and lots of friends!

There will be a celebration of life this summer. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements are under the care of The Lake Funeral Home and Crematory.