Paul L. Bodendein, 70, of Reedsburg, passed away Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison.

He was born Jan. 8, 1947, in Bear Valley, the son of Nicholas and Anna (Osborne) Bodendein. Paul was employed at the Sauk County Health Care Center for 18 years and was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Reedsburg. He enjoyed spending time tinkering and watching the Packers and Badgers. He always looked forward to spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son Jason; first wife, Camilla Arlene; sister Winifred Taylor; brother LaVern Bodendein; brother-in-law Robert Stingley.

Paul is survived by his fiancé, Sharon Vanderhoof; children, David (Reva) Bodendein, Lori (Conrad) Noel, Danny Bodendein, Brad (Lori) Bodendein, Dawn (Phil) Vanderhoof, Heather (Jason) Luke, Danielle (Craig) Keenan; grandchildren, Selena, Zach (Jessica), Emily, Gavin, Ethyn, Marshall, Caitlyn, Damon, Adelynn and Trey; brothers, Joseph Bodendein, Gary (Lois) Bodendein; sisters, Mary Lou (Joe) Tourdot, Donna (Thomas) Kobishop, Nancy Stingley, Patricia (Arvin) Laubscher, Maria Holloway, Janet (Michael) Young, Elizabeth (Eric) Sauey; several nieces and nephews; along with other relatives and friends.

A Mass of Christian burial for Paul L. Bodendein will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Reedsburg, with Father David Carrano officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery, La Valle. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, at Farber Funeral Home, Reedsburg, where a scripture service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Visitation will also be held from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service Monday at the church. Memorials in Paul’s name are preferred.