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.
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
Reviewed by: Michael Howard