Dec. 9, 1978 - Jan. 23, 2019
SGT. Geoffrey Daniel Zandhuisen 40, of Paducah, formerly of Helena Montana, passed away on January 23, 2019 at his home. Geoffrey was a retired soldier having served in both the Unites States Army and the National Guard. He loved the outdoors and spending time hunting, hiking, fishing, golfing, camping, snowboarding and traveling in the United States and abroad. Geoff, or “Z” as his friends called him, loved to cook as much as he loved his beagles Peanut and Bailey. He was a natural born leader always looking for adventure and he was loved by many. When Geoff loved he loved deeply without limit. He was always prepared and ready to sacrifice in order to help anyone including his country( 3 tours in Iraq) at a moments notice no matter what the risk or danger. He will never be forgotten and he will live on through his friends and family forever. He is survived by his his mother, Gwen Thennis (Tim); Sister Tessa Thennis (Andrew); two brothers, Michael Zandhuisen (Becky) ;Timmy Thennis (Kelli) and long time girlfriend Shawn Arkell all of Helena MT as well as several cousins, nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles.
Services will be at the Veterans Cemetery February 22nd at 11:00 am with reception following at the Legion off Custer Ave.