MESA, Ariz. - Leo Joseph Gaffney, 75, formerly of Polson, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, in Mesa, Ariz., due to complications from cancer treatment.
Leo was born on Oct. 4, 1934, in Stutsman County, N.D., to John and Josephine (Plinski) Gaffney.
Leo married Pauline Jessie Duran on June 26, 1957.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Pauline; sister Rachel Zink; children, Sandra Johnson (Burt), Diane Richard, John Gaffney (Norma), Steve Gaffney and Mary Gaffney (Ed Hansen); 18 grandchildren, five step-grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Services were held in Scottsdale, Ariz. Leo is interred at the Holy Redeemer Cemetery, 23015 N. Cave Creek Rd., Phoenix.