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Charlene Bodeker

July 29, 1956 — January 24, 2021


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On Sunday, January 24, 2021, Charlene Marie Bodeker, loving wife and mother passed away at the age of 64.  Born on July 29, 1956 in Saint Paul, Minnesota to Erling and Barbara Hoff, Charlene was the youngest of 10 children.  She met her husband, Kerry in 1974 and they married in 1975.  Together they raised three children.  She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, relaxing at their land in Nisswa, going to the casino and keeping her hummingbird feeders full.  She was preceded in death by her parents; twin sister, Charlotte Cherne; sisters, Rosemary Shafer, Donna Johnson; brothers-in-law, Ralph Cherne, Eugene Bodeker, Boyd Bodeker; sister-in-law, Carol Hoff.  She is survived by her husband, Kerry; children, Robyn (Jay) Bistodeau, Kristin (Terry) Mickelson, Kyle (Kate) Bodeker; bonus son, Travis (Becky) Venem; grandchildren, Logan Moberg, Blake Mickelson, Autumn Bistodeau, Birdy Bodeker, Luke Mickelson, Trace Venem, Abby Venem; brothers, Jim, George, John (Lynn), Craig (Susan); sisters, Deanna (Jeff) Carlson, Carrie Christensen; brother-in-law, Marvin (Carolyn) Bodeker; many nieces, nephews, family and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Saturday, February 27, 2021 at the Chisago Lakes Sportsman's Club, 11624 Lake Lane, Chisago City, Minnesota 55013.  Feel free to stop by anytime.   Memorials may be directed to Kerry Bodeker at 13070 North 4th Avenue, Lindstrom, Minnesota 55045.

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Saturday, February 27, 2021

11:00am - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Chisago Lakes Sportsman's Club

11624 Lake Ln, Chisago City, MN 55013

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