Jean <I>Weed</I> Bodding

Jean Weed Bodding

Birth
Berkeley, Alameda County, California, USA
Death 13 Apr 2015 (aged 92)
Kirkland, King County, Washington, USA
Burial Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California, USA
Plot Circle of Oaks Niches, Lavender Wall
Memorial ID 151912372 · View Source
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Jean Weed Bodding, a 36-year resident of Palo Alto, died peacefully in her sleep April 13, 2015, in Kirkland, Washington. She had just celebrated her 92nd birthday.

Born in Berkeley, CA in 1923, Jean moved with her family to Woodside and later to Palo Alto. She attended Peninsula School, Jordan Junior High and Palo Alto High, where she graduated in 1940. She furthered her education at San Jose State University with a concentration in music.

Jean married Richard K. Bodding, Sr., in 1947. Together, they were charter members of Grace Lutheran Church, where she was director of the junior choir and helped in the nursery. When her children were young, Jean was active as a Cub Scout, Bluebird and Campfire Girl leader, and she also provided before and after school in-home care to neighborhood children.

Upon her husband’s retirement, Jean moved to Gold Hill, Oregon. Always a music lover, she worked for the Britt Music Festival that was held yearly in Jacksonville, Oregon. As a lifelong Oakland A’s fan who in later life moved to Seattle, she enjoyed attending games between the A’s and the Mariners and reveled in the rivalry with her daughter and grandchildren.

Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Richard K. Bodding, Sr. Private interment is planned at Alta Mesa Memorial Park.


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  • Maintained by: karenb
  • Originally Created by: Mark Utley
  • Added: 6 Sep 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 151912372
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jean Weed Bodding (6 Apr 1923–13 Apr 2015), Find a Grave Memorial no. 151912372, citing Alta Mesa Memorial Park, Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California, USA ; Maintained by karenb (contributor 48052878) .