Obituary: Leonard Lee Thoreson

Posted at 10:00 AM, Jun 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-24 12:00:49-04

Leonard Lee Thoreson, 70, of Geraldine, left this world on Thursday, June 18, 2020, passing peacefully at a local care facility in Great Falls.

Born September 15, 1949 in Conrad to Joseph and Eva Mae Merrick Thoreson, Leonard graduated from Conrad High School in 1967. He attended MSU Northern, earning an Associates Degree in Ag Business. During his high school and college years he was a proud participant in many rodeo events, earning numerous awards.

He worked on the family ranch in Conrad, was a Vet Assistant to Rib Gustafson, worked for Stoos Construction in Geraldine, and started Thoreson Construction in 1979.

Leonard was a likable guy who enjoyed playing cards, telling jokes, and sitting around a table trading stories and talking. He loved playing and coaching baseball, was an active participant in and judge for rodeo events, loved horses, hunting and fishing, woodworking, and gardening.

To read the complete obituary and share condolences, visit the Croxford Funeral Home website.