James “Bo” Davis Bodziak
Death date: May 12, 2012
James “Bo” Davis Bodziak, 72, of Clarendon Hills, IL peacefully passed away on May 12, 2012 surrounded by his family. Bo is survived by his loving family: wife Sharon; son Andrew Bodziak and Cherie Chen of New York City; daughter Jennifer Bodziak of Chicago; daughter Katie Bodziak and Erick Lambert of DeKalb; sister Eleanor Lowery and her children of Pittsburgh; sister-in-law Kim Stone and Martin Ostrowski and their sons Alexander and Cameron of Wisconsin; brother-in-law Randy and Samantha Stone and their children Max, Shayla and Wyatt of Arizona. He was the beloved grandfather of three beautiful grandchildren: Oliver William Lambert, Braxton Davis Bodziak and Hazel Mae Lambert; and grand-dog Ginger. Bo was born on Neville Island, PA. He was a scholarship football player at North Carolina State. He proudly served as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Army. Bo was an avid sports fan, a lifelong supporter of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pirates. Bo had a passion for family and friends, always ready to open his heart or share one of his many stories. He will be deeply missed by his many friends and family. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in memory of James Bodziak to the NC State Wolfpack Club, P.O. Box 37100, Raleigh, NC, 27627. A celebration of Bo’s life will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2012 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., with a funeral service at 6 p.m. at Modell Funeral Home,7710 S. Cass Avenue, Darien, IL, 60561. For funeral info: 630-852-3595 or www.modellfh.com.