Friday, November 8, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Atlanta
1 p.m. Friday at the church
Peasley Funeral Home, Lincoln
James "Jim" F. Bode, 85, of Lincoln,
passed away on Sunday, November 3, 2019, at the
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday,
November 8, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. at St. Mary's
Catholic Church in Atlanta with Rev. Thomas Taylor
Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00
p.m. on Friday at the church.
Burial will be at a later date at Holy Cross
Catholic Cemetery in Lincoln.
James Francis Bode was born on December 8, 1933, at
St. Clara's Hospital in Lincoln, the son of Charles
and Ellen Welch Bode. He was united in marriage to
Anna B. Schmitz on October 18, 1958. She survives.
Also surviving are one daughter:
Margaret Ann Rubenacker; two grandsons: Cory (Stacey
Miller) Rubenacker and Eric (Haley Maus) Rubenacker;
five great-grandchildren: Jaelynn, Jaxon, Kyleigh,
Brennan, and Tinley; two sisters: Teresa (Alvin)
Klockenga and Betty (Ron) Patterson; one
sister-in-law, Abby Bode; and many nieces and
He was preceded in death by one son,
James Patrick Bode; one brother, Charles Bode; and
two sisters: Carolyn (Steven) Gavrus and Margaret
Jim graduated from the Lincoln Community High School
in 1951. He then served in the United States Army.
He was employed at Myers Industries for many years
and later retired from Eaton Corporation after ten
years of service.
Jim was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and
Knights of Columbus Council #1250 where he was a 3rd
and 4th degree Knight.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St.
Jude's Children's Research Hospital.
Final arrangements are entrusted with Peasley
Funeral Home of Lincoln.
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