The National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weeeknd Will honor 226 Firefighters
May 4-5, 2024
Close this search box.
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Roll of Honor

Age: 48
Year of Death: 2011

Matthew M. Hadaller III

Matt was born on November 7‚ 1963‚ in Ethel‚ Washington. He was the son of Matthew and Marjorie Hadaller. Matt grew up in the small town of Mossyrock‚ Washington‚ where he graduated high school. Matt was a star football and basketball player. After school‚ he worked at the local sawmill. He committed 16+ years to his fire department‚ first as a volunteer firefighter. He was appointed assistant fire chief in 1998‚ and then held the position as Mossyrock’s first paid fire chief from 2003 until his death in June 2011.

Matt was admired by many people in Mossyrock – everyone from small kids to geriatric residents. Matt coached pee wee football‚ t-ball‚ and girls’ softball. He was very involved in his community from being on the city council and from having the fire department doing year round activities for the town. The fire department annually put on an Easter egg hunt in town‚ Christmas with Santa‚ 4th of July fireworks show‚ and much more. Matt was always working to improve the fire department and his community as a whole.

Matt leaves behind his wife‚ Loranda; daughter‚ Robin; sons‚ Austin‚ Brayden‚ and Wyatt; and grandson‚ Ashton.

Memorial Posts

Robin Hadaller
Scholarship Profile

Memorial Wall

  • (will not be published)

  1. Rest in peace brother…

    – Doug Houghtelling
  2. Not a day goes by that we are not thinking and talking about you. We miss you.

  3. thinking about you tonight i really miss you i know you have been up above guiding us along thank you for being our guardian we love and miss you

    – Mike Kalous
  4. Really missing you. This year will be 10 years that you have been gone. Not a day goes by that I do not think of you, or the kids and I talk about you. So much has happened in 10 years. I hope that you are watching from heaven.

    – Loranda Hadaller