Helena RV Staff Information

Our skilled team of professionals will ensure you have a phenominal experience at Helena RV. Please reach out to any one of us if we can assist you in any way!

Our Team


Don Apple - Sales

Don AppleI have worked at Helena RV since Feb. 2017 and I have lived in Helena for 30 years. I am a family man, a football fan; especially U of M Griz and enjoy ATV riding. I have been in sales for eight years and I look forward to assisting you with your RV purchase. Stop by so we can get you ready for some fun in the sun!

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Shelby Thatcher - Sales

Shelby ThatcherShelby joins us from sunny San Diego. She has over 5 years’ experience in sales, from cars and pharmaceuticals to comprehensive financial plans. Her main goal is to create an amazing personal experience. She knows your time is valuable, but she also knows how important every little detail is, in every aspect of life. When it comes to your family camping time, you need to be in the PERFECT RV. She is an optimist who listens and follows through!
If she’s not at the office, you’ll most likely find her chasing after her toddler at the lake or the river. The next best thing to the beach. She frequents the gym. She loves to travel and meet new people. But above all, her family comes first!

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Chad Wenger - Parts & Service

Chad WengerHi, I am Chad Wenger and I am a Helena native. I started out as a detailer and this year I celebrate my 10th year at Helena RV. You’ll often find me doing installations, warranty work, inspecting a new camper that is ready to head down the road or various service work. I have been factory trained through Equalizer Sway Control Hitch Co. and trained with NTP Stag Pro Program. I enjoy meeting the customers that travel from all over the U.S. and Canada to visit and purchase RV’s. Outside of work, I enjoy traveling to car shows in my 1968 Chevrolet Hot Rod and I am also one of the founders of the Helena Valley Timers Association, so I am often found preparing for our upcoming car show.

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Lonna Weidemann - Finance

Lonna WeidemannLonna joined the gang back in the year 2000. I’ve been around long enough to see our transition from auto’s to exclusive RV’s, a new store building built along with celebrating our 20-year anniversary in 2017! My daily mission is to ensure that each customer understand each and every nugget of information as we go through their purchase paperwork. In addition, I answer questions regarding financing terms, license & registration, service contracts, border crossing and anything else that might pop up. You might find me behind the desk preparing paperwork for customers or could even be filling the soap dispensers. My motto…Whatever it Takes. I have been in the finance industry since the age 18, licensed in four lines of insurance, along with Notary Public. I love camping, spending time with my family and helping others.

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Our News

  • This Month's Tip:

    Updated: 3.1.18

    With the hot weather right around the corner, if you get in the habit of draining your water heater when you empty your holding tanks and refill with fresh water when your ready to go camping the next time. You will not get the nasty rotten egg smell in your water system.

    The typical water heater will hold six gallons of water, most people don't realize that when it gets hot out and the camper sits for long periods of time the water in the water heater starts to ferment and will give off a horrible rotten egg smell.

    Keep a wrench available and pull the plug and drain the water heater evertime you dump your holding tanks. You will have a fill of good clean fresh water.

  • Press Release:

    Updated: 3.7.18

    The annual Parking lot sale benefiting "Pads for Paws" will be held May 5th 2018

    More update regarding the parking lot sale will follow over the next couple of weeks.

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Helena RV in Helena, Montana
2028 N. Montana Ave. Helena MT 59601

P: 406-449-4599 / F: 406-449-4711