Leroy Bodemann

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  • ""Give the ball to Leroy!" That familiar phrase was yelled..."
    - Theresa Currie
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    - John Bodemann (CLass of 83)
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    - Cindy Oberthier (Class of 80)
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    - Jenny Cly
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    - Frances Engelbrecht
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Funeral services for Leroy John Bodemann will be held at Metcalf Funeral Home on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Visitation will be Friday, February 1, 2013 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Burial will be February 8, 2013 at HoustonNationalCemetery at 12:30 p.m. Leroy was born July 23, 1928 in West Sinton, TX. He was the son of Alwin & Emma Bodemann and brother to Bruno, Heino, Alvin, Susie, Helen, and Ralph. He went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 28, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. Leroy graduated with an Electrical Engineering degree from TexasA&MUniversity in 1949. He was a 4 year letterman in pole-vaulting. Leroy enjoyed a forty year career with Gulf States Utilities (Entergy) in Beaumont and Conroe, TX. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Conroe, TX. He served honorably as an Army Captain in the Korean War. He continued over the years to participate in yearly veteran appreciation events. His many community service affiliations included The Young Men's Business League (YMBL) in Beaumont and the Rotary Club in Conroe.

Leroy is survived by his devoted wife, Gloria Powell Bodemann, of 55 years. His daughter Cynthia Oberthier & her husband Edward of Montgomery, TX; his daughter Theresa Currie & her husband Jim of Covington, LA; and his son John Bodemann of Spring, TX. He was the proud granddad of Abby Oberthier, Danielle & Sara Bodemann, and Kyle & Opal Currie; and beloved uncle to many nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to express their deepest appreciation for the compassionate care the staff of MD Anderson & St. Luke's of the WoodlandsHospital gave him during his three victories over cancer. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the MD Anderson 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030.


Published on yourconroenews.com from Jan. 30 to Feb. 12, 2013
Arrangements under the direction of:
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