HOWLAND – Ryan L. Boober, 17, died July 13, 2005, at a Bangor hospital. He was born Nov. 16, 1987, in Lincoln, the son of Graelyn and Denise (Michaud) Boober. Ryan was an avid outdoors man and snowboarder. He loved to fish and hunt with his pepere. He was a senior at Penobscot Valley High School in Howland and was in the top part of his class in the vocational and carpentry program. He had an outstanding personality, was loved by all his friends and will be sorely missed by his family and many friends. In addition to his parents, of Howland, he is survived by his grandparents, George and Anne Marie Michaud, of Passadumkeag and Richard and Sharon Merrill, of Howland; great-grandmother, Erma White of Howland; aunts and uncles, Chris and Laurie Thompson of Howland and Dan and Jodi Michaud of Orlando, Fla.; a very special cousin, Kayla; cousins, Dylan and Danae Thompson and Kacie and Corey Michaud; several other aunts, uncles and relatives as well as many special friends. Friends may call 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, July 15, 2005, at the Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Rd., Lincoln. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at St Leo Catholic Church, Howland, with the Rev. Andr? Houle, officiating. Interment will be in St. Matthew Cemetery, West Enfield. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ryan Boober Scholarship Fund at PVHS. Donations may be left at the funeral home. For an online register book please visit