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May 30, 1945 – November 14, 2023


Shirley Bodin, 78 years passed away on Tuesday November 14, 2023.

Shirley was born on May 31st, 1945, on the family farm in Delano, Minnesota to George & Lidia (Krause) Wandersee. On November 6, 1965, she was joined in holy marriage to Dennis Bodin at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Montrose.

She survived by her daughter, Lori Bodin Lindeman (Mark); granddaughters, Brittany (Dave) Keltgen & Brooke (Hunter Stewart) Sawatzke; great grandchildren, Brayden, Alex & Jordan; son, Dan (Annette) Lindeman, grandchildren, James (Heather) Lindeman, Kristin (Scott) Ernster & Jason Lindeman; great grandchildren, Lucy, Gryphen, Eden & Ayden. Her beloved dog Ali Mae. Her siblings Robert (Joan) Wandersee, Frederick (LaDonna) Wandersee, Charles Wandersee, Duane (Julie) Wandersee, Kenneth (Virginia) Wandersee, Jerry (Karen) Wandersee, Diane Huston, Nancy (Jack) Sawyer, sister-in-law; Darlene Wandersee, her brothers-in-law; David (Judy) Bodin, Richard (Mary) Bodin, sister-in-law Nancy (Dale) Daniels & many other relatives & friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband Dennis (Denny) Bodin, her dogs Bridget & Sadie, her parents George & Lidia Wandersee, brothers, Donald, David, Richard Wandersee; sisters Elizabeth Schmidt & Kathy Parker; in-laws Earl & June Bodin, sister-in-laws; Susan Bodin, Carolyn Bodin, Sandra Wandersee; brother-in-law Kenny Huston.

Funeral Services for Shirley Bodin will be held Sunday November 26th from 11am – 1pm at The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo, Minnesota. Interment will take place at St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery in Montrose Minnesota.   Pastor Dean Brown will officiate.

Casket bearers will be Nate, Aaron & Jared Bodin, Chris Daniels, Dave Keltgen & Eric Butler.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to The Peterson Chapel of Buffalo. Online condolences for the family can be directed to


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