Kenneth R. BODE(1939 - 2014)


Kenneth R. Bode, age 75, of Independence, passed away, June 17, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Edgewood, KY. He was a retired Fireman for the City of Covington, a member of St. Barbara's Church in Erlanger, and a U.S. Army Veteran. Mr. Bode enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading, playing cards, and spending time with his family. His wife, Barbara Lee Bode, preceded him in death in 2011. He is survived by his daughters, Katie (Roger) Bode-Tieman and Beth (Justin) Stone; sons, Shawn (Deb) Bode, Michael (Jenny) Bode, Scott (Jean) Bode, Dan (Christine) Bode, and Mark (Stacey) Bode; sister, Marie Seifert; brothers, Harry T. Bode, III and George "Pat" Bode; fifteen grandchildren; and one great grandchild. Visitation will be Saturday, June 21, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at St. Barbara Church, 4042 Turkeyfoot Rd., Erlanger, KY 41018. Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. at the church. Chambers and Grubbs Funeral Home in Florence is assisting the family with services. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Childrens' Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Ave., Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences may be expressed to

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Published in The Cincinnati Enquirer on June 19, 2014