Hundreds say goodbye to former Missoula police officer Lee Meltzer

MISSOULA COUNTY

Kevin Maki By Kevin Maki, KECI Reporter, kmaki@keci.com
POSTED: 7:36 PM Oct 17 2013
Hundreds say goodbye to  former Missoula police officer Lee Meltzer
MISSOULA, Mont. -

NBC Montana salutes a well known former Missoula police officer and his family.

Hundreds came to pay respects at a memorial for former Missoula assistant police chief Lee Meltzer.

The veteran officer and former state crime lab worker died last week while fishing on the Clark Fork River.

Friends and family remember Lee as happiest when he was fishing and with his family.

A police honor guard gave a final farewell to the 64 year old Missoula native.