Minnie L. Bodkins

January 29, 1916 ‒ December 03, 2014

Galion, Ohio

Minnie L. Bodkins, 98, of Galion passed away Wednesday morning, December 3, 2014 at the home of her daughter.

She was born January 29, 1916 in Vinton County, and was the daughter of Sanford and Arzila (Prieces) Dalton. Minnie married Eddie Bodkins on December 23, 1939 and he preceded her in death on February 10, 1974.

Minnie was a homemaker and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Galion. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing, collecting angels and spending time with her grandchildren.

Minnie is survived by her daughters Janet (Bill) Anderson of Galion and Mary Lou Willard of Hickory, NC; 10 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she is also preceded in death by, children, Alfred Leroy Bodkins, Blaine Sylvester Bodkins, Linda Kay Bodkins, Eddie Jr. Bodkins and was the last of 12 children.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 7pm Friday, December 5, 2014 at Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where services will be held at 7:00pm with Rev. Julie Fogle officiating. A graveside service will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, December 6, 2014 in New Marshfield Cemetery, New Marshfield, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Central Missionary Clearing House in care of the funeral home.

Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel in Galion is honored to serve the family of Minnie Bodkins and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.

  • Sorry for your loss of your mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    His peace and comfort,

  • “Do not be afraid, for I am with you.
    Do not be anxious, for I am your God.
    I will fortify you, yes, I will help you,
    I will really hold on to you with my right hand of righteousness.
    Isaiah 41:10