Mrs. Maureen Jean “Peggy” O’Neill Bodmer, 86, passed away at Memorial Hospital on Monday, January 13, 2020. Mrs. Bodmer was born in Chicago, IL to the late Thomas and Oris Fern Tubbs O’Neill on April 11, 1933. She was a registered nurse that worked in the emergency room and later as a hospice nurse. Mrs. Bodmer was also a supervisor at Camelia Health and Rehab Center of Claxton and was a licensed paramedic. She was an avid gardener winning yard of month for the Pembroke Garden Club; an excellent cook and baker. She was a former Girl Scout Leader and a member of Pembroke Christian Church for many years.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 34 years, William Edward Bodmer; two children, Mary Hutson and William Bodmer, Jr.; granddaughter, Rachel Robertson; her former spouse and father of her children, Leslie Ebert and a brother, Tom O’Neill.
Survivors include ten children, Sheila Schuring (Ken) of Dundee, IL, Paula Held (Bill) of Glennville, Bob Ebert (Debbie) of Rockford, IL, Tammy Bacon (Skip) of Louisiana, Sharon Dillon (Tim) of Sugar Grove, IL, Sue Ebert (Mel) of Valrico, FL, Wendy Abermoske (Bill) of Ingleside, IL, Tom Ebert of Pembroke, Lisa Partipilo of Milwaukee, WI, Heather Breezer (Nick) of Woodruff, WI and daughter-in-law, Kristy Bodmer of Kenosha, WI; 25 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; two special nieces, Maureen and Deanna O’Neill of Maryville, MO and numerous other nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the Pembroke Christian Church.
Memorial service will follow at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Jim Sullivan officiating.
A second service and committal will be held next week in Illinois.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to the Ladies of Pembroke Christian Church, 116 West Bacon Street, Pembroke, Georgia 31321.
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Flanders Morrison Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Maureen Jean “Peggy” O’Neill Bodmer.
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