Katherine H. Bodey, 89, of Belvidere, IL died peacefully, Tuesday afternoon in OSF St. Anthony Medical Center after a short illness. Katherine was born March 5, 1924 in Beloit, WI the daughter of Albert and Hazel Mae (Robbins) Footh. Katherine graduated from Belvidere High School and was employed by Chrysler Corporation. She married Robert Bodey on November 17, 1951. Katherine was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church where she was very active.Survivors include her children, Brenda (Paul) Falk of Poplar Grove, Rusty (Jill) Bodey of Poplar Grove, Kevin (Patti) Bodey of Belvidere; grandchildren, Amber, Justin and Nathan Bodey, Grace and Jacob Bodey, Darren (Ramona) Lanning, Josh (Sarah) Falk, Jarrod Falk; nieces and nephews. Katherine is preceded in death by her parents; husband Robert; siblings and son Terry Norton in 1973.Special thanks to the nurses and staff on 4 East at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center as well as the staff at Maple Crest and Northwoods. Special thanks to my grandson Jacob Bodey and my son Rusty, for helping me.
Memorials can be given in care of the Keen-Age Center or Helping Hands of Immanuel Lutheran Church.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 8, 2013 in Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1045 E. Belvidere Rd., Belvidere, IL with Rev. Allan Buss, pastor officiating. Burial in Belvidere Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to service time Monday at the church.