Notes for: Edmund T. Bodine
From Ronny Bodine:
Edmund Bodine was the son of August and Wilhelmina Bodin who immigrated from Sweden in 1888 and 1886 respectively, married in 1893, and settled in Washburn County, Wisconsin where they were still living in 1930, with their son Edmund, 18. Edmund Bodine enlisted 30 Jan 1943 in Hartford, Connecticut. He was single at the time.
Obituary, The Rhinelander (Wisc.) Daily News of Friday, 26 Oct 1945.
Waltham, Mass., Oct. 26 (AP)---Sgt. Edmund T. Bodine, 34, of Shell Lake, Wis., who became ill suddenly while aboard a troopship at sea and who was flown to Salem by a Coast Guard plane, died yesterday in Waltham Regional Army Hospital. Bodine was aboard the ship Thaddeus Kosciusko when he became ill and ship doctors performed an emergency operation. He was transferred to the plane Monday. Survivors include his widow, Marie, and mother, Philomina, Shell Lake.
From Application for Headstone:
Edmund T. Bodine, Sgt., 376 Fighter Sqdn., Army Air Corps. Born 14 Aug 1911. died in service 25 Oct 1945. Headstone shipped to Mrs. Marie Gladys Bodine, Shell Lake, Washburn Co., Wis.
Edmund Bodine was buried in Shell Lake Cemetery, Shell Lake, Washburn County, Wisconsin.
Obituary, Skinner Funeral Home, Cumberland, Wisconsin.
Marie Lundervold, 96, of Cumberland died March 4, 2016 at the Cumberland Extended Care Unit. She was born April 6, 1919 in Shell Lake, Wisconsin to parents, Chester and Mildred (Zook) Cadle. She attended South Dewey country school and graduated from Shell Lake High School in 1937. After graduation she worked in Minneapolis as a live-in nanny and maid. On July 28, 1941 she was united in marriage to Edmund Bodine. Sgt. Bodine died October 25, 1945 while serving in the Army Air Corps. In 1943 Marie began teacher training at the Barron County Normal School in Rice Lake. She taught in several rural one and two-room schools in Burnett County. June 29, 1947 she was married to Albin Lundervold in the South Dewey Methodist Church, rural Shell Lake. Together they farmed in the Timberland community for 13 years and raised their family of four children, Ann, Marvin, Duane and Lois. In the fall of 1960 the family moved to a small farm east of Cumberland. She was a member of First Lutheran Church and during her life and been active in the Rebecca Circle, for many years co-chaired the First Lutheran Quilting Women and also taught Sunday School. She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Edmund and Albin, sisters, Myrtle Lauritsen, and Mavis Viltz, one nephew, Lynn Lauritsen and infant daughter, Luella. She is survived by 2 daughters, Ann (Pete) Bergmann of Cumberland and Lois (James) Foley of Cumberland; 2 sons, Marvin (Pat) Lundervold of Rice Lake and Duane (Mila) Lundervold of Raytown, MO; 4 grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren;7 great-grandchildren; 3 step-great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at First Lutheran Church, Cumberland with Rev. Tim Schmidt officiating. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Cumberland. Pallbearers are Robert Viltz, Lyle Lauritsen, Leslie Lauritsen, Ron Lauritsen, Steve Thoe and Larry Anderson. Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 PM on Monday, March 7, 2016 at Skinner Funeral Home, Cumberland and for an hour prior to services at the Church.