Raymond H. Bodle, 97
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Raymond H. Bodle, 97, of Lafayette, passed away May 22, 2013, at the Lafayette Regional Rehabilitation Hospital at 12:45 a.m. Raymond was born April 8, 1916 in Lafayette, the son of the late James and Amanda Landes Bodle.
He married Gladys Mae Wolf on April 28, 1939 she preceded him in death on April 22, 1999. He then married Maxine Thomas Archibald on July 8, 2001 at the Grace United Methodist Church which he was a member.
Raymond worked for Fairfield Manufacturing for 39 years before retiring in 1978. He was very active and enjoyed bicycling, fishing, golfing, and bowling which he was a past member of the Wednesday night bowling league in Elston a long time member of the Moose lodge and a lifetime member of the Elks.
Surviving besides his wife is his son Ron (Aletha) Bodle of Oakland, IL and daughter Debra (Kurt) Wilson of Lafayette. Five grandchildren: Peni Satterfield, Tim Bodle, Pam Rich, Nicholas Wilson and Nathan Wilson, eight great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Randy Bodle, nine half brothers and sisters.
Visitation will be held on Friday from 1-2 p.m. at Hippensteel Funeral Home 822 North 9th Street in Lafayette with service following at 2 p.m. with Pastor Larry Johnson officiating. Burial will be at Resthaven Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Grace United Methodist Church. Share memories and condolences online at www.hippensteelfuneralservice.com.
Hippensteel Funeral Home, Inc.
822 North Ninth Street Lafayette, IN 47904
Published in the Journal & Courier on May 23, 2013