Originally created 01/25/00

Mr. Steve Boskovich

Mr. Steve Boskovich, 80, died Sunday, Jan. 23, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital.

The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church with the Rev. P. James Costigan officiating. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery.

Mr. Boskovich, a native of Duluth, Minn., had retired as command sergeant major after 30 years in the Army. He was a veteran of World War II and had served in Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Iran, Germany and Thailand. He served as a lineman in the infantry, as a paratrooper and was in the Signal Corps. He was a volunteer with the Red Cross at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center and played tennis with Gray Foxes. He was a member of St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife, Claudette Boskovich; and two sisters, Joyce Maloney, San Diego, and Rose Keske Boskovich, Annandale, Minn.

Pallbearers will be members of a military honor guard.

Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Hospice or Catholic Social Services.

Friends may call at Poteet Funeral Home, Wheeler Road.

The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 25, 2000