Steve Boskovich – Commander Sergeant Major, United States Army

From a contemporary press report

Steve Boskovich, Commander Sergeant Major, United States Army (retired), 80, died Sunday, January 23, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital, Augusta, Georgia.

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.

Sergeant Boskovich, a native of Duluth, Minnesota, 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 the 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, Minnesota.

Pallbearers will be members of a military honor guard.

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

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