Lind, 90, of Nampa, died Monday, July 22, 1996, at a Nampa hospital.
will be conducted at 2 p.m., Friday, July 26, 1996, at the
2609 Sunnybrook Dr., Nampa. Rev.
Charles Jackson, chaplain at Sunny Ridge Manor will
will precede the services on Friday at 1 p.m. at the Hillcrest Memorial
Services are under
the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel,
Eleanor was born
on January 1, 1906, at
Grand Forks, North Dakota, to Frank and Josephine Furst
Werstlein. She was
reared and educated in
and later received her Master's Degree in education.
She was a special
education teacher for most of her life.
Meinick A. "Mike" Bodahl on August 27, 1937, at Erskine, Minn.
She and her husband
taught school in Minnesota, Alaska and Colorado, before coming to Nampa in 1949.
Eleanor taught special education in the Treasure Valley for many years.
Mr. Bodahl died in
February 14, 1970. She
retired that same year.
She then married Stanley Lind in Boise and they made their
home there. Stanley died in 1989.
In 1990 Eleanor
moved to Nampa, where she had since resided.
She was very
involved in community organizations, including the American
Legion Auxiliary, Idaho Retired Teachers, Life member of the
Aid for Disabled Americans, Hard of Hearing Board, Special
Education Board, Ada County Association for the Mentally
Retarded, The R.S.V.P., the National Council for Exceptional
Children, Ada County Republicans and the Ada County Cerebral
is survived by 1 granddaughter, Dawn Bodahl,
several nieces and nephews.
suggests memorial contributions to a favorite charity or
flowers may be sent.
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel on
Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.