Leopoldo "Leo" Cruz, Sr., 94, born September 5, 1918 in Ocute, New Mexico and passed away March 9, 2013. Survived by his wife, Maria; 7 children; and numerous grandchildren, relatives and friends. Leo served in the U.S. Army Aircorps during WWII in New Guinea and Southern Philippines as a Sergeant 1st Class. After serving 5 years in the military he went on to work and retire from the CF&I Steel Mill. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and camping. Viewing 4-7 p.m., Thursday, March 14, 2013 and Funeral Service 10 a.m., Friday, March 15, 2013 both held at Imperial Funeral Home. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.