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Ernest Eugene "Ernie" Boggess
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1920
Big Horn County
Montana, USA
Death: May 3, 1982
Big Horn County
Montana, USA

HARDIN - Ernest E. "Ernie" Boggess worked for Big Horn County as a patrol operator for 32 years and also operated Ernie's Agate Shop.

He died Tuesday [May 3, 1982] at age 61 in Big Horn County Memorial Hospital of a heart attack.

He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Boggess, born and educated in Lodge Grass. On Dec. 20, 1942, he married Velva Martha Fowler in Crow Agency. He enlisted in the Navy in 1942, served during World War II and was honorably discharged in 1945. He enjoyed fishing and boating and was an avid rock hound.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Betty Roan of Columbus and Mrs. Starly Anderson of Lawton, Okla.; four sons, Jerry of Billings, Terry of Olympia, Wash., Virgil of Grand Junction, Color. and Ernest Jr. of the family home; two sisters, Mrs. Florence Robinson of Melstone and Mrs. Helen Schick of Lodge Grass; five brothers, Robert of Pasco, Wash., Sam of Billings, Howard and Richard, both of Hardin, and Art Poor of Richland, Wash.; a stepsister, Mrs. Pauline Lix of Lodge Grass; six stepbrothers, Frank, Merle, Delbert and Bobby Mullenburg, all of Lodge Grass, Harry Mullenburg of Laurel and Wesley Mullenburg of Gold Beach, Ore.; his stepmother, Margaret Smith of Hardin; and nine grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday in Bullis Funeal Chapel. Burial with military honors will be in Fairvie Cemetery. (Billings Gazette, Billings, Mt, May 4, 1982)
Family links: 
  Ernest Eugene Boggess (1887 - 1961)
  Elizabeth Viola Green Boggess (1887 - 1929)
  Velva Martha Fowler Boggess (1924 - 2004)
  Jerry Dee Boggess (1947 - 1998)*
  Terry Lee Boggess (1947 - 2004)*
  Virgil Eugene Boggess (1951 - 2016)*
  Arthur Thomas Poor (1913 - 2013)**
  Helen Poor Shick (1914 - 1983)**
  Lucille Lavina Poor Reishus (1917 - 1979)**
  Ernest Eugene Boggess (1920 - 1982)
  Robert Morris Boggess (1922 - 2005)*
  Richard Wray Boggess (1943 - 1999)**
*Calculated relationship
Fairview Cemetery
Big Horn County
Montana, USA
Maintained by: Mary Sicard
Originally Created by: Bill Boggess
Record added: Jul 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93419810
Ernest Eugene Ernie Boggess
Added by: Lillian Phelps
Ernest Eugene Ernie Boggess
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- Lillian Martin Phelps
 Added: Jul. 23, 2012

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