Name:    Raymond E. Bodi

From:  The Toledo Blade, Toledo, Ohio
Date:  Monday, March 31, 2003

Raymond E. Bodi, 82, of Reading, passed away Saturday, March 29, 2003, in Columbus, OH. Raymond was born December 19, 1920, in Toledo, Ohio, to Amiel and Bertha (Smith) Bodi.

He was a graduate of the Toledo Schools, then joined the U.S. Navy during WWII, he was in the Navy Reserves for 8 years. He was a lifetime member of the Toledo VFW Post #5530, and was also a member of the Reading American Legion Post #360. He retired from the Toledo Schools Board. On October 10, 1947, he married Verda Cowell, and she preceded him in death.

Raymond is survived by daughters, Nicolette (Merl) Creps, Toledo, OH, Maggi DiPenti, Hilliard, OH; son, James Bodi, Hilliard, OH; brother, Glenwood Bodi, Toledo, OH, and grandchildren, Valerie Marcotte, Scott Behrmann, II, Francesca Behrmann, Brendon Creps, Aaron, Creps, Hilari Bodi, Brenna Bodi and Justin Bodi. Preceding him in death were his parents and his wife.

A Memorial Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2003, at the George White Funeral Home, Reading, MI. Family will be present prior to service on Tuesday.