Laura was born to Edward and Hermenia Bielke in Zuehl, Texas, on November 28, 1922. She was baptized and confirmed into the congregation of Redeemer United Church of Christ in Zuehl, TX. where she attended the old Clements School.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin Bodemann, daughter, Donna Lee Sutherland, ten brothers and sisters, and long-time companion Schuester Muenchow.
She is survived by daughters LaVerne Johnson and her husband, Michael, of New Braunfels and Linda Carol Lindeman and husband David of Seguin. She also leaves a sister Whilma Achterberg, and sisters in law, Evelyn Bielke, Carol Lee Bielke, and Helen Scrutchin, and brother-in-law Leroy Bodemann and long-time family friend Kathy Kunkel.
She will also be missed by her Argent Court family including long-time friend Gene Shouse.
She leaves 7 grand children: Paul Showery, Patrick Johnson, Bryan Sutherland, Laura Eichkolt, Kara, Kate, and Kendra Lindeman, and 5 great-grandchildren: Charles Williams, Nathaniel Morales, Ty
and Ava Sutherland, and Colbie Eichkolt.
Funeral Services will commence at 10 am in the Chapel of Goetz Funeral Home in Seguin on Tuesday, April 26th, with interment following at Schumannville Cemetery.