June A. (nee Duske) Bodin, age 94, of rural Waverly, passed away Sunday, April 27, 2014, at Lake Ridge Care Center in Buffalo.
She was born Aug. 29, 1919, in Montrose, the daughter of Charles and Alma (Engel) Duske. June was baptized Oct. 5, 1919 . She was instructed in the Lutheran Catechism and confirmed in the Christian faith July 24, 1932, at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Delano.
June and Earl O. Bodin were joined in holy marriage Nov. 22, 1941, in Montrose. God blessed their marriage with six children.
June and Earl engaged in dairy farming in Marysville Township for many years.
A faithful member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Montrose, June also belonged to the Ladies Aid.
She was a former member and past president of The Q Q Club.
June is survived by her loving children: David (Judy) Bodin, Dennis (Shirley) Bodin, Nancy (Dale) Daniels, Susan Bodin, and Richard (Mary) Bodin; and 10 grandchildren: Lori Sawatzke, Ronald (Ann) Bodin, the Rev. Daniel Bodin, Michael Daniels, Christopher (Gina) Daniels, Melissa Daniels, Nathan (Sarah) Bodin, Aaron (Jill) Bodin, Jared Bodin (fiancée Candace Preston), and Andrea Bodin.
She is further survived by 10 great-grandchildren: Brittany Murphy, Rachel Bodin, Katherine Bodin, Brooke Sawatzke, John Daniels, Jena Daniels, Paige Roebeck, Braxton Bodin, Bryan Bodin, and Logan Bodin; a great-great-grandchild, Brayden Schwindel; a sister, Shirley Bakeberg; a brother-in-law, Robert (Avie) Olander; and other relatives and friends.
June was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Bodin; a daughter, Carolyn; her parents; a brother, Clinton; and a sister, Delila.
Funeral services took place Friday, May 2 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Montrose with the Rev. James Grabitske officiating. Interment followed at St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery.
Visitation was Thursday, May 1 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Peterson Chapel in Buffalo, and continued Friday at the church, one hour prior to the services.
The Rev. Daniel Bodin was an honorary casket bearer.
Casket bearers were Ronald Bodin, Michael Daniels, Christopher Daniels, Nathan Bodin, Aaron Bodin, and Jared Bodin.
The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo served the family.