Obituary for Jeffrey David Bodin

Jeffrey David Bodin, 73, entered the arms of Jesus, November 3rd, 2023, after a valiant battle with mesothelioma.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Anne, 3 daughters Heidi Regan (John), Melissa Bodin and Holly Smathers (Joe); 8 grandkids: Emily, Elizabeth, Samantha, Grace, Josh, Caleb, Isabella and Isaiah; 3 great grandkids: Cameryn, Easton and Lucy; 3 brothers: Rick Bodin (Kim), Tim Bodin (Terri), Timmy Wiberg (June), 1 sister, Marsha Retzer (Ken), a brother-in-law, John Carlson (Sumalee), sister-in-law, Kay Callies (Joel), several nephews, nieces and many dear friends and former colleagues.

Preceded in death by his parents and his sister Bonnie.

He was a dedicated physician that went the extra mile for his patients, never giving up. What he wanted to be most remembered for was his wholehearted love for Jesus, which he shared at every opportunity.

A memorial service will be held in his honor on November 18, 2023, 11:00 a.m., at the AP Church in Esko, MN. In lieu of flowers, send donations to First Health Hospice and Palliative Care; info can be found at

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Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home, Pinehurst.

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