Martha Bodenmiller

DEGRAFF - Martha E. Bodenmiller, 92, of DeGraff passed away Friday morning, February 10, 2017 at Logan Acres Care Center. She was born in Bellefontaine on December 18, 1924 to the late Loren E. and Helen E. (Huber) Williamson. Martha married the love of her life, Donald T. Bodenmiller on June 23, 1946 and he preceded her in death on July 13, 1998 after 52 years of marriage. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Hanks and Eileen Leidinger; and two great-grandchildren, Harley Samantha Doseck and Melissa Michelle Heidinger.

A 1942 graduate of DeGraff High School, Martha worked as a secretary for the Rexer-Riggin-Madden Funeral Home for many years. She loved playing cards with friends and family. Martha also enjoyed word games, crocheting, jigsaw puzzles, playing Bingo and eating peppermint ice cream. She loved to cook and bake, Sunday dinners were a special family time. Everyone enjoyed her home made caramels and fresh baked buns. Martha was a member of the Logan County Friendly Senior Center and the DeGraff Freewill Baptist Church.

Martha is survived by her children: Mike Bodenmiller of South Charleston, Ohio, Susie Bodenmiller of Quincy, Ray "Toby" (Julie) Bodenmiller of Bellefontaine and Jim (Jo Ann) Bodenmiller of Springfield; eight grandchildren: Laura (Stanley) Heidinger, Shane (Nicci) Heath, Toby Lin Bodenmiller, Crystal Shields, Codey (Abby Gibson) Bodenmiller, Bradley Bodenmiller, Dustin Bodenmiller and Brooke (Justin) Adkins: three step-grandchildren: Dan Defibaugh, Katie (Derick) Organ and Lindsey Hudson; 12 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Friday, February 17, 2017 from 6-8pm at the DARING & SANFORD FUNERAL HOME, 210 W. Hayes St. DeGraff and on Saturday, February 18 from 10am – 11am. Pastor Bruce Keeling will officiate the funeral service on Saturday at 11am at the funeral home. Burial will be in Greenwood-Union Cemetery, DeGraff.

Memorial contributions may be made to the DeGraff Freewill Baptist Church, 100 West Miami Street, DeGraff, OH 43318.

Online condolences may be expressed at

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Rexer-Riggin-Madden Funeral Home
210 West Hayes Street
DeGraff, OH 43318
(937) 585-5723
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Published in Weekly Currents from Feb. 13 to Feb. 14, 2017
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