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Kenneth Carl BodeMarch 29, 1951 ~ January 15, 2018 (age 66)
Kenneth Carl Bode of Waterloo, Illinois entered eternal rest on Monday, January 15, 2018 at the Red Bud Nursing Home in Red Bud, Illinois, having attained the age of 66 years, 9 months and 16 days.
Born in Red Bud, Illinois on March 29, 1951, he was the son of Carl Herman and Dorothy R. Bode, nee Campbell.
Ken was a funeral director and embalmer, former owner of the Wagner-Bode Funeral Home in Waterloo, Illinois, a member of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Fourth and Third Knights of Columbus, the Odd Fellows, Illinois Funeral Directors Association, the National Funeral Directors Association, the Jaycees, St. Clement Hospital, the Monroe County Democratic Party, and was a former Monroe County Coroner and a manager for Service Corporation International.
Preceding him in death were his parents and his brother, William Bode.
Surviving are his sons, Timothy Keith (Laura) Bode of Waterloo, Illinois and William Kenneth Bode of California; his sisters, Bonnie (Brian) Lauer of St. Louis, Missouri, Patricia Bode of Waterloo, Illinois and Deborah (Joe) Beck of St. Louis, Missouri; his brother, Harry Bode of Waterloo, Illinois; his grandchildren, Haley Mae Elizabeth Bode and Cameron James Bode, both of Waterloo, Illinois; nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois.
Friends may call on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. at the Creason Funeral Home in Waterloo, Illinois.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
The Creason Funeral Home in Waterloo, Illinois is in charge of arrangements.