Boscobel - Harry L. Bodenbender, age 87 of Boscobel, passed away on Wednesday May 1, 2013 at the Good Samaritan Society in Fennimore Wisconsin. He was born on November 25, 1925 in Avon S.D. The son of Henry and Anna (Reider) Bodenbender. He married Betty Adkins on November 25, 1947 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Boscobel. He farmed in Marion Township all of his life until his retirement . She preceded him in death on March 16, 1999.
He is survived by two children; Diane (Paul ) Helms of Lancaster, Steven Bodenbender of Boscobel. Seven Grandchildren: Melissa (Todd) Dressler of Fort Atkinson, Michael (Jessica) Helms of Lancaster, Jessica Helms of Milwaukee, Abbie Bodenbender of Boscobel, Jacob Bodenbender of Boscobel, Dustin Baka of Boscobel, Stephanie (Jeremy) Grove of LaCrosse. Seven Great-Grandchildren; Taylor, Mason Dressler of Fort Atkinson, Trenton, Dominic, McKenna Helms of Lancaster, Isabelle, Emerson Baka of Wauzkea. A brother Burnell (Bonnie) Bodenbender of Boscobel. Also Nieces and Nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant Grandson Eric Helms and his dog Pee-Wee.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday May 6, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Boscobel. Pastor Charles Koester officiating. Burial in the Boscobel Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday May 5, 2013 from 4:00-7:00 P.M. at the Kendall Funeral Home in Boscobel and at the church on Monday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of Service. On line condolence can be sent to www.kendallfuneralservice.com