Daniel "Danny" Thomas LaMere, of Billings, Montana, passed away suddenly on Nov. 3, 2017, at the age of 37.
Dan was born on June 22, 1980, to mother Susan Wittman and father Ray LaMere Sr., in Billings. Dan was a kind and gentle person who loved spending time with family and friends. With his extreme passion for music, he was an inspiration to all who knew him. As a singer, songwriter, and self-taught guitar player, Dan fulfilled many of his musical dreams which included playing in local band, Iron Swarm.
Among his musical passions, Dan enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing, snowboarding with Johnny and Elizabeth, playing dungeons and dragons with his cousins, hanging out with Kenny and Mikey B, and spending quality time with his brother JR. Dan also spent several of these past years very close to his lifelong, loving, inspirational friend and uncle, Aaron.
Dan is survived by his mother Susan Wittman; father Ray LaMere Sr.; stepfather Tracy Wittman; stepmother Anne Williamson; brother "Jar," and sister-in-law Misty, niece and nephew Emily and Damien; additional family: Johnny, Elizabeth, Abigail, Ian, and Michael Fisher; Kenny, Amanda, and Talon Fisher; and will be deeply missed by countless other aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Dan is preceded in death by grandparents Lloyd and Betty Clark; grandparents Tom and Emily LaMere; cousins Cody, Cory, Rick, and other aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Services for Dan will be held at Cremation and Funeral Gallery, 29 8th Street West, in Billings, at 1 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 11. Following the services will be a pot luck reception at the Heights FOE.