June 19, 2013 | Volume 100 / Number 25

Leonard J. Boos

1930-2013

Leonard J. Boos, 83, died Thursday, June 13, 2013, of respiratory failure at St. Vincent’s Healthcare in Billings, Mont.

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He was born on Jan. 27, 1930, to August Antone and Anna Loretta (Young) Boos. He grew up on the family farm 18 miles north of Wagner, Mont., and attended school in Dodson, where he was proud to be a Coyote. He was an exceptional athlete and excelled in football and basketball. He graduated from Dodson High School in 1948. He entered the workforce and later joined the Army, in which he was deployed to Germany during the Korean War in 1950.

On June 27, 1955, he married t...

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