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Ruth Bodenhamer

December 9, 1923 October 24, 2015
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The passing of Edna Ruth (Daugherty) (Bruce) Bodenhamer 91, came October 24, 2015 at
home in Gladstone, MO. She was born December 9, 1923 in Kansas City, MO. to
Raymond A. Daugherty and Florence Oneida Daugherty(Penrose). She married
and had four children, Judy Ellis, David Bruce (deceased), Peggy Tatka(deceased) and Jill McFarland.

She worked for Russell Stover's Candy Company for 7 years in downtown KC MO
and then for Hallmark Cards 1965 , first in their candy factory and then in retouch with the card department. She retired from Halls in 1979 after 14 years.

In 1991 she moved to Brandon, Florida and lived there 13 years and moved back
to Kansas City in 2004. While in Florida she joined AARP and was involved many
years in various community projects. Upon returning to Kansas City she joined the Gladstone AARP and became active for several years. She gave many volunteer hours to the Cancer Action making laptop blankets and afghans for cancer patients at the Gladstone Community Center. For several years, she was given the highest award for most volunteer hours. She also loved making peanut brittle during the holiday season.

She is survived by one sister, Anita Jean Mogen, Connecticut, daughters, Judy
Ellis, Gladstone, Mo and Jill McFarland, Omaha, NE., 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Memorial service will be 10:30 AM Friday October 30, 2015 at Souder Family Funeral Home with a visitation from 10- 10:30 AM. Inurnment will take place following the luncheon after the service. Memorial contributions are suggested to Grace Hospice of Kansas City.


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Visitation

Friday

30

Oct

10:00 AM 10/30/2015 10:00:00 AM - 10:30 AM 10/30/2015 10:30:00 AM
Souder Family Funeral Home

1333 NE Barry Rd
Kansas City, MO 64155

Souder Family Funeral Home
1333 NE Barry Rd Kansas City 64155 MO
United States

Memorial Service

Friday

30

Oct

10:30 AM 10/30/2015 10:30:00 AM - 11:30 AM 10/30/2015 11:30:00 AM
Souder Family Funeral Home

1333 NE Barry Rd
Kansas City, MO 64155

Souder Family Funeral Home
1333 NE Barry Rd Kansas City 64155 MO
United States
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