1922 — 2021
Florence "Flo" Bodine, 98, passed away at the Sterling County Nursing Home on January 1, 2021. She was born on July 20, 1922 in Bell County, Texas to Dr. Edward C. and Helen Schnieder Stoeltje. She met Homer Hooker "Pete" Bodine while a student at the University of Texas and they married in December, 1945 after he returned from World War II and they moved to Colorado City where she resided until 2018. Florence followed her children up through school, first as an elementary teacher and later in high school teaching reading. Her study hall students affectionately called her Pearl which the other teachers didn't get since they weren't in on the joke. The kids were using the name of Jed...