Mr. Duane Gilbert Bodell, age 88 of White Cloud, passed away on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 in Grand Rapids. He was born on April 13, 1933. He had worked for Forslund Furniture for 34 years, and also for the City of Grand Rapids Parks Department for 10 years. He enjoyed woodworking and fishing. Duane was married to Cynthia (Sterk) for 29 years before she passed away in 2009. Duane and Cynthia were true snowbirds, spending 6 months in Florida and 6 months in Michigan each year. He was also preceded in death by 2 brothers: Dale & Richard (Barb) Bodell.
He is survived by his daughter, Anne (Ron) Menefee of Kentwood; Niece, Bonnie; 2 Nephews: Gary & Rick; along with the Sterk Family, Quinlan Family, and Scott family. Duane’s family wishes to thank Duane’s special friends: Brenda & Rob Posobiec; neighbors Tami & Dave Galinis; long time friends and members at Cascade Fellowship CRC and Aetna Calvary Church, and special friendship with Pastor Justin. .
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at Aetna Calvary Church in White Cloud with Pastor Justin Blackwood officiating. A luncheon will immediately follow the service. Suggested Memorial: Aetna Calvary Church.
You can sign the online guestbook at www.kroeze-wolffis.com Arrangements are by Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home, Inc. of Fremont.
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Aetna Calvary Church
3944 W. One Mile Road, White Cloud MI 49349