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Dolley Wanda Penrod Bodiroga
Birth: Feb. 2, 1929
Navajo County
Arizona, USA
Death: Jul. 1, 1996
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA

Mom was living in Wickenburg but died at Thunderbird Hospital in Glendale, AZ from Cancer.

Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, Arizona
July 10, 1996

Dolley W. Bodiroga of Wickenburg, died July 1, in Glendale. She was 67.

Mrs. Bodiroga was born Feb. 2, 1929 in McNary, Ariz. She was a lifetime resident of Arizona. Mrs. Bodiroga was married to her husband, Obren for 49 years. Dolley was the oldest daughter of 12 children. She enjoyed many hobbies during her life, including oil painting, gardening,playing the piano, she also loved to read. Her greatest enjoyment was spectating various sporting events her grandchildren participated in.

Survivors include her father, Martin Penrod of Lakeside; husband Obren of Wickenburg; four brothers and three sisters: daughter and son in-law Cheryll and Dennis Doom of Tempe; son and daughter in-law Obie and Dot Bodiroga of Durango, Colo.; eight grandchildren, Brandon, Carson, Shawna, Melissa, Shelby, Holly, Brian and Chris; and four great-grandchildren, Zachary, Preston, Madison and Dillon.

Services were held July 4, at First Southern Baptist Church officiated by Pastor Mike Abdollahzadeh. Interment was at Wickenburg Municipal Cemetery.

Arrangements were handled by Brown's Wickenburg Funeral Home.
July 10, 1996

Daughter omitted from obituary In the obituary of DOLLEY W. BODIROGA in the July 10 Wickenburg Sun, her daughter, Sharla Bodiroga and Ron Miller, both of Wickenburg, were omitted from the survivor's list. The Sun regrets the error.

Her 20 year old grandson Michael Jenkins preceded her in death.
Mom, I will never stop missing you until we are together again. I am forever thankful you are my Mom. You taught us to respect people, be responsible, love unconditionally and appreciate life to the fullest. You were there for me every step of the way and the strength I got from you was tremendous.

I miss talking to you and asking questions. You were so artistic and creative in everything you did. Your grandchildren and great grandchildren are absolutely amazing. Shawna is teaching Marquee what you taught her when she was growing up. I learned so much from you and miss you terribly. I remember you playing the piano for us growing up and cry every time I hear a song that reminds me of you.

I was so blessed to have you and Dad for my parents.

I love you Mom.


I am in Heaven, dear ones;
Oh, so happy and so bright!
There is perfect joy and beauty
In this everlasting light.
All the pain and grief is over,
Every restless tossing passed;
I am now at peace forever,
Safely Home in Heaven at last.
Did you wonder I so calmly
Trod the Valley of shade?
Oh! But Jesus' Love illumined
Every dark and fearful glade.
And He came Himself to meet me
In that way so hard to tread;
And with Jesus' arm to lean on,
Could I have one doubt or dread?
Then you must not grieve so sorely,
For I Love you dearly, still;
Try to look beyond earth's shadows,
Pray to trust our Father's Will,
There is still work waiting for you,
So you must not idly stand;
Do it now while life remaineth
You shall rest in Jesus' land.
When, that work is all completed,
He will gently call you Home;
Oh, the rapture of that meeting,
Oh, the joy to see you come.

Dolley has a daughter Cheryll Doom first grandson Michael Jenkins and great grandson Tanner C. Sumner and one great grand daughter Jenna Jenkins and grand daughter Holly Bodiroga along with husband's parents Simo Bodiroga and Mila Bodiroga with memorials in Wickenburg cemetery. Parents Martin Penrod and Frances Adeline(Brown)Penrod are buried in Lakeside, Arizona along with some of her brothers and sisters.
Brothers and Sisters:
Martin Leroy Penrod (1925-1973)
Charles Albert Penrod (1932-1984)
Lydia Penrod Sippel (1934-1986)
Mary I Penrod Merrill (1936-2003)
Arland Ardell Penrod (1939-2005)
Marsha Jean Penrod (1948-1963)

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Family links: 
  Martin Penrod (1903 - 1997)
  Frances Adeline Brown Penrod (1908 - 1971)
  Obren Bodiroga (1916 - 2011)*
  Cheryll L. Bodiroga Doom (1947 - 2006)*
  Martin Leroy Penrod (1925 - 1973)*
  Dolley Wanda Penrod Bodiroga (1929 - 1996)
  Charles Albert Penrod (1932 - 1984)*
  Lydia Penrod Sippel (1934 - 1986)*
  Mary Irene Penrod Merrill (1936 - 2003)*
  Arland Ardell Penrod (1939 - 2005)*
  Marsha Jean Penrod (1948 - 1963)*
*Calculated relationship
Wickenburg Cemetery
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA
Plot: Section 3, Row S, Grave 14
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Originally Created by: Sharon
Record added: Sep 16, 2005
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