Mat Perlot Funeral Arrangements Announced
Funeral arrangements have been announced for well-known RV industry entrepreneur Mathew Murray “Mat” Perlot, who died Oct. 5 in a Portland, Ore., hospital after an extended illness.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Nov. 10 at Naswanger-Reynolds Funeral Home in Bend, Ore. More information and guestbook can be found at gatewaylittlechapel.com <http://gatewaylittlechapel.com>.
Perlot launched motorhome builder Safari Motor Coaches Inc., which eventually grew to include Beaver and Harney Coach Works. Perlot, who sold both Beaver and Safari to Monaco in 2001, also established Silver Creek Ranches in 1997 in Riley, Ore., where he ran cattle and grew alfalfa.
Perlot is survived by his wife, Connie Perlot; sisters Marianne, Leila and Susan; brother Jerry; sons, Mike (Kathy), David, Gordon and Martin (Myra), and grandchildren Chris, Robert, Taylor, Danielle, Peter, Molly, Greg, Little Mat, Justin, Brianna and Shay. Perlot was preceded in death by his father, Leonard, mother, Muriel and sister Jan.