Frances A. Bodeis

Frances A. Bodeis, age 87, of Mayville, MI passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Fisher Senior Care and Rehabilitation Center Mayville, MI surrounded by her family.

She was born October 26, 1931 in Midland, MI to the late Matthew and Frances (Furst) Katzinger. Frances married Howard Bodeis July 30, 1955 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Mayville. She was a 1950 Unionville High School Graduate and a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Mayville. Frances loved gardening, quilting, baking and bird watching.

She is survived by her children, Dorothy Bodeis of Saginaw, Bruce (Sherry) Bodeis of Mayville, Dan (Rolleen) Bodeis of Curtis, Calvin (Abby) Bodeis of Mayville, Philip (Debra) Bodeis of Mayville and Shelly (Scott) Keyworth of Caro; one brother, Robert Katzinger of Unionville; two sisters, Margaret Gremel of Sebewaing and Carol (Jeff) Smith of Essexville; thirteen grandchildren; and ten great grandchildren.

Frances was preceded in death by her husband, Howard in 2011.

The Family will receive friends on Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 4-8 PM at Avram Funeral Home, 6028 Lincoln St. Mayville, MI and on Friday April 12, 2019 from 10 AM until the time of service at the church.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11AM Friday April 12, 2019 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 6115 First St. Mayville, with Pastor Terry Balogh officiating.

 A Private Burial will follow at Fremont Township Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church or to Michigan Parkinson’s Foundation.

Friends may share an online condolence at

Arrangements by Avram Funeral Home, 6028 Lincoln Street, PO Box 130, Mayville, MI 48744. Phone: 989-843-5441

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