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Ruth M Bodey Money Tree Presented To Ruth Bodey

    Observes 25 Years In Local Business

    Customers and friends of Mrs. clifton Bodey presented her with a money tree on Tuesday in observance of her 25th anniversary as owner and manager of the Silhouette Beauty Salon at 313 N. Main St., in Culver .

    Ruth, as she is more familiarly known by her many friends, graduated from Culver High School and took the training for her work at the Tobias Beauty School in South Bend. Following graduation she worked for a year for Cleta Easterday, now Mrs. Robert Berger, who operated a beauty shop on the second floor of the Bank Building.

    After a year Mrs. Bodey rented two rooms from Lena Med- bourn, at the present location on North Main St., and started her own shop on April 9 1938. In 1940 Mr. and Mrs. Bodey purchased the property from Miss Medbourn and have also made their home there since that time.

    Mrs. Bodey is a charter member of the Plymouth Unit 51 of the Indiana Hairdressers and Cosmetologists Association. Mr. and Mrs. Bodey are members of the Culver Methodist Church and have one daughter, Mrs. Jack Rich, who resides in Peru.

    In discussing her experiences Mrs. Bodey stated, "There have been many changes made in beauty work since I started 25 years ago." In this day of beehive and pouf styles, that is certainly not hard to believe.

    The Citizen also extends congratulations to Mrs. Bodey - 1963 - Apr. 19

Mrs Ruth M. Bodey (LaMunion), 313 N. Main St., died Monday, Nov. 4, at the age of 61. Her death came after an extended illness.

Bodey was the wife of the late S. Clifton Bodey and resided most of her life in Culver.

She was owner operator of the Silhouette Beaty Salon and was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church and the National Haidressers and Cosmetologist Association.

Survivors include: one daughte, Mrs. Linda Rich, Peru; two brothers, James LaMunion, South Bend and Norman LaMunion, Culver; one sister Mrs. Meda WOlf of KNox and three grandchildren. A brother Forrest LaMunion, preceeded her in death.

Services took place Nov. 7 at the Bonine Funeral Home with the Rev. Earl W. Sharp officiating. Burial was at the Culver Masonic Cemetery

Mr. Clifton Bodey, 72, of 313 North Main Street, Culver, passed away at 6:30 p.m. Monday December 17, 1973, at his home He had been ill for six weeks.

Mr. Bodey was born November 4, 1901. in Argos. to Harry and Leora (Snyder) Bodey.

He had lived in Culver since 1938, coming from Argos. He retired from the Marshall County Co-Operative in 1966, and was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Culvei and the Maxinkuckee I.O.O.F Lodge #373. He was married December 10 1938, in South Bend, to Ruth M LaMunion, who survives. Surviving in addition to Mrs Bodey are one daughter, Mrs. Jack (Linda) Rich, Peru: one brother Elton Bodey, also of Peru; and three grandchildren. One brother and two sisters preceded him in death. Services will be conducted today Thursday. December 20th. at the Bonine Funeral Home, with Rev. Earl W. Sharp, pastor of Weslev United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will follow in Culver Masonic Cemetery - Dec 20, 1973

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