Warrior Wishes Montana returns long lost book to family - KULR8.com | Montana's News Leader | Billings, MT

Warrior Wishes Montana returns long lost book to family

Posted: Updated:
BILLINGS, Mont. -

Saturday, we gave you a tiny preview of Warriors Wishes Montana delivering a long lost journal to the only living relatives of a veteran.
Warriors Wishes Montana drove to Fromberg from Billings to hand-deliver a journal. The journal was found in the basement of a house in Billings. The veteran's name was Raymond Gaabo and the book contained information about his time in the military, badges and medals, as well as records of his release papers. Warriors Wishes Montana decided to honor the veteran and deliver the journal to Kathy and Edward Gaabo. They are the only living relatives of Raymond.
"This is really a surprise," said Edward Gaabo. He is the son of Raymond. "I saw it on TV. I said 'That's my dad!' "
"It means everything because we don't really have much of them. We have some pictures of him and my grandma sitting in Lake Superior. Him and his younger days. We don't really have much."
Edward Gaabo says he doesn't know how the journal ended up in Billings because his father never lived in Billings, but he's still grateful.

  • Most Popular

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • How to spot fake solar eclipse glasses

    How to spot fake solar eclipse glasses

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 8:35 PM EDT2017-08-16 00:35:25 GMT

    Don't get caught with "shady" glasses during the solar eclipse. We have some tips on what to look for before the moon obscures the sun.

    Don't get caught with "shady" glasses during the solar eclipse. We have some tips on what to look for before the moon obscures the sun.

  • Forget Sunglasses: How to keep your eyes safe during the solar eclipse

    Forget Sunglasses: How to keep your eyes safe during the solar eclipse

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 10:31 AM EDT2017-08-15 14:31:34 GMT

    NBCNEWS.COM - The total solar eclipse is coming, and as the excitement builds, so does the worry that it will leave behind a nation of eye problems. On Aug. 21, the spectacular sight of the moon covering the sun will be visible across North America for the first time in almost a century. We’ll all be tempted to gaze up at the sky, but many people don’t realize they can get hurt by staring directly at the sun without the proper protection.

    NBCNEWS.COM - The total solar eclipse is coming, and as the excitement builds, so does the worry that it will leave behind a nation of eye problems. On Aug. 21, the spectacular sight of the moon covering the sun will be visible across North America for the first time in almost a century. We’ll all be tempted to gaze up at the sky, but many people don’t realize they can get hurt by staring directly at the sun without the proper protection.

  • Two teens in hospital after fight at MontanaFair

    Two teens in hospital after fight at MontanaFair

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 9:35 AM EDT2017-08-16 13:35:26 GMT

    Two teenagers are in the hospital after a fight MontanaFair late Tuesday night. 

    Two teenagers are in the hospital after a fight MontanaFair late Tuesday night. 

  • Two men plead not guilty to charges of "cruelly abandoning" three horses

    Two men plead not guilty to charges of "cruelly abandoning" three horses

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 1:13 AM EDT2017-08-16 05:13:52 GMT
    Two men pleaded not guilty to charges of “cruelly abandoning” three horses in the Shoshone National Forest last winter. Brothers Brad and David Flint were charged with three cases of animal cruelty, in the starvation of the horses. Two were rescued, and one apparently died. In a sworn statement, Forest Service Law Enforcement officer Ron Ostrum said one horse was rescued in April by a horn hunter, and the other was too weak to be brought out, until it was given medic...
    Two men pleaded not guilty to charges of “cruelly abandoning” three horses in the Shoshone National Forest last winter. Brothers Brad and David Flint were charged with three cases of animal cruelty, in the starvation of the horses. Two were rescued, and one apparently died. In a sworn statement, Forest Service Law Enforcement officer Ron Ostrum said one horse was rescued in April by a horn hunter, and the other was too weak to be brought out, until it was given medic...
  • Pit bulls take on snakes to save kids

    Pit bulls take on snakes to save kids

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 8:36 AM EDT2017-08-16 12:36:57 GMT

    Two pit bulls in Florida are credited with saving two young children from a venomous snake. 

    Two pit bulls in Florida are credited with saving two young children from a venomous snake. 

  • Lady Houdini act describes the road to recovery after car crash

    Lady Houdini act describes the road to recovery after car crash

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 8:31 PM EDT2017-08-16 00:31:57 GMT

    "It's one of those things where you get to watch as I get out of the handcuffs, the shackles. On one breath. So it usually takes me about 2.5 to 3 minutes to escape." 

    "It's one of those things where you get to watch as I get out of the handcuffs, the shackles. On one breath. So it usually takes me about 2.5 to 3 minutes to escape." 

  • Before buying solar eclipse glasses, here's what you should look out for

    Before buying solar eclipse glasses, here's what you should look out for

    Monday, August 14 2017 8:47 PM EDT2017-08-15 00:47:49 GMT

    One week from Monday, millions of people will stop what they are doing and gaze up at the sun.

    One week from Monday, millions of people will stop what they are doing and gaze up at the sun.

  • Don't park in tall grass, just one of the traveling tips from MHP

    Don't park in tall grass, just one of the traveling tips from MHP

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 8:01 AM EDT2017-08-16 12:01:03 GMT

    Every day we inch closer to the total solar eclipse! Here are three tips from Montana Highway Patrol that people should be aware of when traveling. 

    Every day we inch closer to the total solar eclipse! Here are three tips from Montana Highway Patrol that people should be aware of when traveling.