Obituary of Judy Helen Bodie
On Thursday, September 15, 2022, Judy Helen Bodie, of Isle, formerly of McGregor, loving wife and mother of two children passed away at the age of 57. Judy was born on April 10, 1965 in Aitkin, MN to William “Bill” and Helen (Lahti) Bottila. On June 28, 1986 she married Terry William Bodie. They raised two children, Leah and Kyle. Judy did everything in life with love. Her smile and laugh were infectious and would light up the room. She loved spending time with her children relaxing at the lake. Cuddling with her grandson, Cam, also became one of her favorite pastimes. Judy was a dental assistant for 36 years. She graduated at the top of her class from Lakeland Dental Academy. Judy sought to get to know each one of her patients and make them feel as cared for as possible.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Helen Bottila.
Judy is survived by her husband, Terry Bodie; son, Kyle (Alicia) Bodie; daughter, Leah (Bernard) Ward; step-grandson, Phillip Ward; grandson, Cameron Ward; three brothers, Dale Bottila, Kenneth Bottila and Mark (Marti) Bottila; sister, Kathy (Rick) Nelson; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Atkins Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th Street, Cloquet. Visitation will continue from 12:00 noon until the 1:00 p.m. funeral service, Thursday, September 22, 2022 also in the funeral home. A luncheon will follow in the Fireside room of the funeral home. Burial will be in Rice River Cemetery in McGregor. To sign the guest book and leave an online tribute see, www.atkinsnorthlandfuneralhome.com.
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A recording of the service will be downloaded here shortly after the service on Thursday.