Richard E. Boggio (1932-2014)

Richard "Dick" Boggio, 81, passed away at Home Place Special Care Center in Burlington, Wash., on Friday, March 7, 2014.

He was born to Richard and Retha (Metcalf) Boggio on Dec. 23, 1932 in Red Lodge, the first of six children and grew up on his family's ranch near Red Lodge.

Dick graduated from Carbon Count y Hi g h School in Red Lodge in 1950 and continued his educat ion at Montana State College to become a high school music and math teacher.

He married Elva Johnston in 1953 and they raised four children.

In 1961 the family moved to Pullman, Wash., for a year while Dick completed a Masters Degree in education counseling. They moved to Snohomish County in 1962 where he was a counselor at Edmonds and Meadowdale High Schools, and then at Shoreline Community College for the last twenty years of his career, retiring in 1987.

Dick always had a boat and enjoyed fishing with family and friends, was an avid sports fan, and loved to tell jokes and stories.

Preceded him in death were his parents and sisters, Karen Hotchkiss and Kaye Lyytinen.

Surviving Dick are his daughter, Theresa (John) Slater; sons Steve (Debra) Boggio, John (Diane) Boggio, Anton (Cindi) Boggio, and their mother, Elva Johnston; brothers David (Marlene) Boggio, Dan (Charlene) Boggio, and sister Kristin (Scott) Marshall; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Also surviving him is his wife of 30 years Grace Boggio of Anacortes, Wash.

A memorial service was held at Anacortes Lutheran church, 2100 "O" Ave. on Saturday. March 22 at 11 a.m.

Upcoming Events

  • Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Meets every Thursday, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation, 122 S. Hauser. It is open to all. 425- 1755.
  • Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Clarks Fork Group meets at St. Joseph’s Catholic Hall, north end of Montana Avenue, Thursday at 7 p.m.
  • Friday, January 26, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Rock Creek Group meets Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 a.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. at Calvary Church, 9 N Villard, Red Lodge.
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    Rock Creek Group meets Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 a.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. at Calvary Church, 9 N Villard, Red Lodge.
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    An Overeaters Anonymous group will meet every Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Grace Fellowship Church, Absarokee.
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    Joliet Group meets at the Community Center Monday at 7 p.m.