Grover (Lamar) Bodenstadt
Grover (Lamar) Bodenstadt, 83, Clarksville, died Sunday, April 2, 2006, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services in New Albany.
A native of Mauckport, born March 26, 1923, he was the son of the late Grover C. and Georgia Sherman Bodenstadt.
He was a retired truck driver for Kentucky Transport Co. in Louisville, a school bus driver for the Clark County School Corp., and an Army veteran of World War II, where he earned a Purple Heart. He was of the Methodist faith, and a member of Teamsters Local 89, VFW Post 2950 in Corydon and Disabled American Veterans.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two wives, the former Ruth Wolfe and Alice Smith; a brother, Milton H. Bodenstadt; a sister, Irma Biddle; and a grandson.
Survivors include three sons, Stephen Bodenstadt of Greenville, Gary Bodenstadt of Elizabeth and James Bodenstadt of Henryville; two daughters, Linda L. Hobson of Ocala, Fla., and Carolyn K. Parker of Tyler, Texas; a stepson, James Reas of Sellersburg; a stepdaughter, Elva Kellem of Corydon; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Wednesday, April 5, after 9 a.m. at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral: Wednesday, April 5, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in Hyland Cemetery near Mauckport.
Pallbearers: Stephen, Gary, James and Stephen D. Bodenstadt, James Reas and Darin Duncan.
The family suggests memorial gifts to Hospice and Palliative Care of Southern Indiana or Hyland Cemetery Association.