Cpl. Jess "Rusty Boicourt
October, 1945 - 11 March, 1968
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
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Ė Requiem Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paulís
Catholic Church in Nampa for Cpl. Jess (Rusty) Boicourt, 22,
who was killed in Vietnam March 11. The Rev. Robert G.
Haggett will be the celebrant. Interment with military honors
will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Rosary devotions will be
recited at 8 p.m. Monday at Shepherd Mortuary Chapel.
Cpl. Boicourt was born Oct. 23, 1945, in San Mateo,
Calif. He was reared in Nampa, attended St. Paulís Catholic
School, and graduated from Nampa High School in 1964. He was
very active in athletics and other school activities. He
attended the University of Idaho for two years before entering
the Marine Corps in August of 1966.
During boot camp training he received numerous awards,
including the Physical Fitness Award and the Leatherneck
Award, and earned the rank of Private First Class and the
Sharpshooter Medal while at boot camp. He was named as Honor
Man in his platoon upon graduation. He was killed in action
in South Vietnam. He was a member of St. Paulís Catholic
Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Pauline Boicourt of
Nampa; a sister, Sister Mary Jean of Cottonwood, Idaho; a
brother, John M. Boicourt of Nampa; and his maternal
grandmother, Mrs. Lola Marsh of Nampa.
The cortege will leave Shepherd Mortuary for St. Paulís
Catholic Church at 9:50 a.m. Tuesday.
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