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David John Boddicker

NEWHALL ­David John Boddicker, 64, died early Wednesday morning, October 26, 2005 at his residence following a brief illness.

A funeral mass was Monday, October 31, 2005 at St. Paul Catholic Church in Newhall with Father Keith L. Birch as Celebrant. Interment was at St. Patrick & St. Paul Catholic Cemetery in Watkins.

Phillips Funeral Home in Keystone was in charge of services

David Boddicker was born January 8, 1941 near Van Horne to Harold and Beatrice (Olson) Boddicker and graduated from the Newhall High School in 1958. On September 23, 1961 he married Elaine Cress at St. Paul Catholic Church in Newhall.

For 38 years, David was employed as a test technician at Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids and he retired in 1998.

David is survived by his wife, Elaine; his children, Douglas Boddicker, and Jodi Benson and her husband, Michael; and his grandchildren, Nicholas, Zachery and Michael Boddicker, and Hailey and Brett Benson, all of Newhall.
Submitted on Nov 5, 2005 by
John Oberreuter,

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Benton Star Press;
Evalena M. Boddicker

NEWHALL: Funeral services for Evalena M. Boddicker, 84, were held Monday, Aug. 26, at St. Paul's Catholic Church, Newhall. The Rev. J. Robert McDonald and Rev. Robert J. Saunders conducted the 10 a.m. service. Burial was in St. Patrick and Paul cemetery, Watkins

Mrs. Boddicker died Friday, Aug. 23, at Colonial Manor Care Center, Middle Amana. She was formerly of Newhall

A rosary was recited Sunday, Aug. 25, at 7:30 p.m. at Russell Funeral Home, Blairstown

Assisting at the funeral were Bonnie Brecht, organist, and Bruce Volz, vocalist. Pallbearers were: Kenneth Boddicker, Jr., Russell Milane, Michael Boddicker, Wallace Agee, Doug Boddicker and Ron Rushek. Honorary casket bearers were: Tom Pitrzelka, Gregory Milane, Carl Rushek, Brad Boddicker, Colin Boddicker, Dan Boddicker, Marc Boddicker Gary Boddicker, Matt Boddicker II, Scott Boddicker and Brian Boddicker

Evalena M. (Becker) Boddicker was born Jan. 4, 1901, in Watkins, the daughter of John and Anna Wieneke Becker. She married Matt Boddicker in Norway, Iowa, Oct. 8, 1919, and he died March 7, 1951

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one son, David; two brothers and one sister

She is survived by four sons: Kenneth J., Anamosa; Gerald V., Cedar Rapids; Mathias C., Newhall; and James A., Holstein; four daughters, Dolores Agee, Des Moines; Doris Milane, Iowa City; Mrs. Jack (Geraldine) Rushek, Solon; Mrs. Jack (Jean) Petrzelka, Norway; 35 grandchildren nd 24 great grandchildren

Mrs. Boddicker was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church and was a member of the Catholic Order of Foresters

Russell Funeral Home, Blairstown, was in charge of arrangements.
Submitted on January 5, 2002 by
Nancy Montague,

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Cedar Rapids Gazette; May 1967
Harold Boddicker, 51, Norway, Dies
Harold Boddicker

Special to The Gazette - Norway - Harold "Bus" Boddicker, 51, longtime elementary school custodian and school bus driver, died Monday evening at his home, following an apparent heart attack.

He was born Oct. 29, 1915, at Blairstown. He was married to Mary Emanuel on Dec. 29, 1936. They farmed briefly before moving to Norway.

He is survived by his wife; three sons, Richard and Michael of Norway and Robert of West Branch; two daughters, Mrs. Arthur Schulte of Norway and Sheryl at home; seven grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Oren Kelly of Springville; Mrs. Charles Siek of Blairstown; Mrs. Arlo Becker and Mrs. Norman McNee of Watkins; three brothers, Regis and Franklin of Norway and John of Newhall.

Services: Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Michael's church. Parish Rosary Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. at the family home where friends may call after 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Submitted on Feb 7, 2004 by
Nancy Montague,

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Waterloo Daily Courier; October 7, 1945

John F. Boddicker

Newhall — John F. Boddicker, 66, farmer living south of Newhall, Friday morning at his home following short illness; born at Norway, Ia., May 23, 1879, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Boddicker; married Feb. 10, 1903, Helen Stallman; parents of 11 children; two infant daughters died, and a son, Sgt. Robert Boddicker was killed in action Oct. 23, 1944; leaves widow and following children: Mrs. Angela Kelly, Springville; Mrs. Hilda Siek, Blairstown; Mrs. Marie Becker and Mrs. Ida McNee of Watkins; Pvt. Retis Boddicker, stationed at Ft. Lewis, Wash.; Franklin and Harold, Norway, and Junior Boddicker, at home; funeral Monday at 9 a. m. at St. Paul's Catholic church at Newhall; burial in St. Michael's cemetery at Norway.

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Submitted on Aug 20, 2005 by
John Shuck,

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Mary Oberreuter Boddicker

Mrs. Glen (Mary) Boddicker, 56, of Watkins, died Friday, Dec. 6, 1974 at about 5:10 p.m. of injuries received in a five vehicle pile-up at the intersection of Highway 63 and Ridgeway Avenue in Waterloo. According to Waterloo police officials the accident was report to them at 4:47 p.m..


A requiem mass was said Monday, Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. in St. Patrick's Catholic church in Watkins for Mrs. Glen (Mary) Boddicker, 56, of Watkins, who died Friday, Dec. 6, 1974, as a result of injuries suffered in a car accident in Waterloo.

Mrs. Boddicker was born Nov. 9, 1918, the daughter of William and Louis (Schulte) Oberreuter and lived in the Watkins area all of her life. She was married to Glen Boddicker on Oct. 15, 1940.

Survivors are her husband and three children, Ronald and Bonita, Jacksonville, Fla., and Jackie and home; her mother, Mrs. William Obbereuter, sr. of Watkins, four brothers, Joseph, Danbury, Aloysius, Watkins, Clem, Marengo, and Francis, Ryan. She was preceded in death by her father and two brothers, Mark and William, jr.

.Pallbearers were nephews, Richard, Ervin, James, Raymond and Rick Oberreuter and Robert McNulty. Fellmet Funeral home in Keystone was in charge of arrangements where the rosary was recited Sunday evening. Burial was in St. Patrick's and St. Paul's cemetery near Watkins.
Submitted on Feb 7, 2004 by
Nancy Montague,

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