April 1, 1937 - March 7, 2019
Leonard William Hoscheid Jr. 81 passed away March 7, 2019 at home surrounded by his family. He was born Thursday, April 1st 1937 in Baudette MN to Leonard William Hoscheid Sr and Gertrude (Duffy) Hoscheid, the eldest of nine children. He grew up working on the family farm, fishing and hunting. He developed a special bond with his cousin, George Swentik that lasted his entire life. He attended schools in Baudette MN and graduated high school in 1955. He dated and married the love of his life, Iris Mae Strand on Nov 5, 1955. Leonard and Iris removed the back seat in their 1947 Ford, loaded their wedding gifts and moved to Anaconda MT the next day. They were blessed with 6 children, 19 grandchildren, and 30 great grandchildren. Leonard went to work for the Anaconda Co where he became a Brick Layer and later a supervisor. After the closure of the Anaconda Smelter in 1980, Leonard started Hoscheid Masonry where he employed his sons, grandsons, and many others. “May The Work I Have Done Speak For Me”. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather and taught us the value of hard work. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. He was an active member of the Anaconda Catholic Community, Knights of Columbus, the Anaconda Kiwanis, and The Anaconda Chamber of Commerce. He was a retired member of the West Valley Volunteer Fire Department. Leonard was preceded in death by his parents Leonard and Gertrude, his sons Daniel and Stephen, his brothers Frank Hoscheid, Patrick Hoscheid, and sister Agnes (Hoscheid). He is survived by his wife Iris of 63 years, Daughter Lorene (John) Wolfe, Son Leonard (Lenny) William Hoscheid III, Son Timothy (Cindy) Hoscheid, and Vera Hoscheid, Brothers John (Reise) Hoscheid, Joseph (Hilda) Hoscheid, sisters Sue Ann (Tom) Reynolds, Nancy (Duke) Reed, Mary (Karl) Kjerstin. Grandchildren Shane (Rochelle) Wolfe, Bryan (Kim) Wolfe, Melissa (Jason) Taylor, David Wolfe, Laura (Pat) Roberts, Julie (Brigham) Jenkins, Patrick Hoscheid, Danielle Hoscheid, Tiffany Hoscheid, Maddison (Greg) Nap, Jeremy (Kari) Hoscheid, Brett (Leah) Hoscheid, Jaylene (Jordan) Neiffer, Amanda (Kelly) Boyd, Ronelle (Tyler Gates) Hoscheid, Shane Morris, Cassie (Scott) Clark, Erika (Brandon) Enrooth, Nick (Danielle) Babcock . A public viewing will be held on Monday March 11, 2019 at ST Peter’s Catholic Church in Anaconda at 5:00 PM followed by a Vigil service at 6:00 PM. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday March 12, 2019 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Anaconda at 10:00 AM. Grave side services to follow at New Hill Cemetery and a luncheon back at Holy Family Church. Memorials in meory of Leonard may be made to the Knight of Columbus or to Camp Make-A-Dream.
Leonard William Hoscheid Jr. 81 passed away March 7, 2019 at home surrounded by his family. He was born Thursday, April 1st 1937 in Baudette MN to Leonard William Hoscheid Sr and Gertrude (Duffy) Hoscheid, the eldest of nine children. He grew... View Obituary & Service Information
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