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January 4, 1947 – Saturday, August 27, 2016

Service Information
St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church – Montrose, MN
Thursday, September 1, 2016
2:00 PM

Visitation Information
Thursday, September 1, 2016
one hour prior to services

Dennis “Denny” Bodin, 69 years, 7 months and 23 days, Watertown, SD (formerly of Montrose, MN) passed away Saturday, August, 27, 2016 at his residence, from complications of liver and bone cancer. He fought a short but courageous battle.

Dennis Charles Bodin was born on January 4, 1947 in Buffalo, Minnesota to Earl and June (Duske) Bodin.
He was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Montrose, Minnesota.
He graduated from Buffalo High School in 1965.

On November 6, 1965, Dennis and Shirley Wandersee were joined in holy marriage at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Montrose. God blessed their marriage with one child.

Dennis was employed for Terex (Telelect) for 49 proud years. He retired in 2014 was looking forward to his retirement and enjoyed his yard, fishing, hunting, spending time with his friends and family, and a special puppy, Sadie.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Shirley; his daughter, Lori Bodin Sawatzke; granddaughters, Brittany (Dave) Keltgen and Brooke Sawatzke; great grandson, Brayden; step-son, Dan (Annette) Lindeman; grandchildren, James (Heather); great grandchildren, Lucy and Gryphen, Jason (Megan), Kristin (Jonathan); his siblings, David (Judy) Bodin, Nancy (Dale) Daniels, Susan Bodin and Richard (Mary) Bodin; six brothers-in-law; three sisters-in-law; nieces, nephews; and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents Earl and June Bodin and by his sister, Carolyn Bodin.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, September 1st one hour prior to services at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Montrose, MN.

Funeral services for Dennis “Denny” Bodin will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Montrose, MN.

Interment will follow at St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery in Montrose, MN.

Honorary casket bearers will be Denny’s many friends at Terex and his nephew, Fr. Daniel Bodin.

Casket bearers will be Nathan, Aaron, Jared and Ronald Bodin, Michael and Christopher Daniels.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be designated to Prairie Lakes Hospice, 401 9th Ave. NW, Watertown, SD 57201.

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  1. Carol Mortensen

    So very sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and yours.


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