Obituary of John Edward Bodell, D.O.
JOHN EDWARD BODELL, D.O., 78, died unexpectedly of a cardiac arrest while having coffee with his beloved wife, Janet, of 48yrs. He was an Osteopathic General & Cosmetic Surgeon at Riverside Osteopathic Hospital, Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, Beaumont Trenton Hospital. He was a Board Certified member of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons; Michigan Osteopathic Association, serving as President; American Osteopathic Association, serving 12yrs on the Board of Directors. Served 10yrs on the Board of Directors of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Michigan. Clinical Professor of Surgery/MSU. He earned the title FELLOW of the ACOS; Humanitarian Award for 11 years medical mission work in Haiti and 2 years in Nicaragua. He earned many awards for teaching Students and Residents and was Regional Dean for AT Still University/Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine for 25yrs. Director of Arbor Hospice 10 yrs. He was President of the Trenton Rotary and member for 30yrs; presently of the South Towne Rotary/The Springs Branch in Eugene, Oregon. John was a Professed Secular Franciscan at St. Bonaventure Fraternity in Detroit and presently at St. Francis of Assisi Fraternity of Eugene, Oregon. He was a Life Member of Grosse Ile Yacht Club and past member of Grosse Ile Golf and Country Club; Country Club of Boyne, Harbor Springs, Michigan: Members Club at the PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens. He enjoyed living on Hickory Island—Grosse Ile, Michigan; Barkley Club at the PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens; Boyne Highlands, Harbor Springs, Michigan. He leaves behind his wife, his daughter Dawn Bodell, D.O.(Robert Stephenson, DDS), granddaughters Madison and Sophie. His brother Tom (Carol) Bodell. Brother-in-Law Kenneth (Monica) Parada, M.D. and many nieces and nephews. Arrangements are on June 1 from 2-5pm (Rosary at 4pm) at Musgroves Funeral Home, Eugene, Oregon and June 2 Funeral Mass at St. Paul Catholic Church in Eugene, Oregon at 1PM with Franciscan Wake Service and viewing at 12noon before Mass. Memorials may be to Rotary International, A.T. Still Museum in Kirksville, Mo., St Paul Catholic Church, Eugene, Oregon, St. Francis of Assisi Secular Franciscan Fraternity of Eugene, Oregon or charity of your choice.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of John Bodell, D.O., please visit Tribute Store