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Doris A. Bodoh


IRONWOOD, Mich. - Doris A. Bodoh, 95, a longtime resident of Ironwood, passed away late Sunday evening, Nov. 17, 2013.

The former Theodoris Gorski was born on May 25, 1918, in Wakefield, the daughter of Charles and Mary (Yatzchak) Gorski. Doris graduated from Wakefield High School with the class of 1935.

After graduation, she worked numerous jobs for a government project called the National Youth Administration under Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidency. Doris then was employed as a telephone operator in Wakefield. In 1940, she moved to Chicago and worked at DeMet Candy Shop and a cardboard factory.

On April 22, 1941, Doris was united in marriage to Ralph A. Bodoh of Wakefield, at Old St. Stephens Catholic Church in Chicago. They resided in Chicago for a short time and then made their home in Wakefield, until moving to Ironwood in 1950.

Doris was a faithful member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, where she sang in the choir. She was a former member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and also sang in their choir.

Doris was a devout Catholic and attended Mass daily. She enjoyed singing in the choir and at home, dancing, reading, crossword puzzles, her card club, picnics and cookouts.

Doris was a wonderful mother and friend to all of her children. She will be sadly missed by all.

Doris is survived by three daughters, Kathleen Morrison, Ironwood, Angie Osinski, Iron Belt, Wis., and Dolores Carlson, Ironwood; 10 grandchildren, Deanna (Robert) Bristol, Wausau, Wis., David Morrison (Colleen Bardallis), Allen Park, Mich., Lisa Bodoh, Pewaukee, Wis., Ron (Nikki) Flynn, New Berlin, Wis., Jack (Jayme) Tamble, Kimball, Wis., Michele (James) Wirtz, Lake Isabella, Rob Carlson, Ironwood, Carrie Ann (Jeremy) Borlek, Mellen, Wis., Stephanie Carlson, Wakefield, and Dane Brickey, Pontiac; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Violet Peters, Lynchburg, Va .; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ralph, in 1991; a son, Richard, in 1992; her son-in-law, Michael Osinski, in 2007; four brothers, Alexander, Michael, John and Stanley Gorski; and two sisters, Cecelia Gorski and Marion Kaszuba.

Per Doris' wishes, cremation has taken place.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, Nov. 22, at 1 p.m., at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Ironwood, with the Rev. Robb Jurkovich, celebrant.

There will be no visitation prior to the Mass.

Rite of Committal and interment will take place in Lakeside Cemetery, Wakefield.

The family would like to thank everyone at the Sky View Nursing Center for their kindness and loving care that was given to Doris during her stay there.

Lakeside Memorial Chapel in Wakefield is assisting the family. Expressions of sympathy may be offered at


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