Mary Katherine Bodwell
December 30, 1936 ~ April 8, 2011
Mrs. Bodwell was born December 30, 1936 in Madison County, IA to the parents of Leonard and Cleo (Synder ) Bindel and passed away, Friday, April 8, in a Hughes Springs nursing home after battling cancer. She grew up in Winterset and graduated from Winterset High School. On March 9, 1962 she married Robert Bodwell of Winterset, IA. They both worked and raised their family around Winterset before retiring and moving to Avinger. Mary worked hard all her life and in retirement she enjoyed quilting, croqueting, reading and traveling to visit family and friends. Mrs. Bodwell is survived by her husband Bob Bodwell of Avinger; her son Phillip Bodwell of Winterset, IA; two brothers and sisters-in-law Frank and Barbara Bindel of Chandler, AZ and Charles and Carla Bindel of Whittmann, AZ; and three sisters Leona Nanny of Hannibal, Missouri, Louise Powell of Sedalia, Missouri and Eva Harrison of Afton, IA. She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter Kimberly Sue (Davis) Bodwell, two sisters Violet and Wilma; and a brother Carl. Mary was a loving and caring person who always kept in touch with all her family and will be missed by all.