Helen M. Bode

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May 7, 1917 - May 12, 2019
Born in St. Charles, MO
Resided in New Haven, MO

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Helen M. Bode, (nee: Nagel) of New Haven, Missouri, formerly of St. Charles, Missouri, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019 at the age of 102. Beloved wife of the late Wilfred J. Bode; cherished daughter of the late Philip G. and Esther H Nagel; devoted mother of Margaret (Rev. William) Zastrow; loving grandmother of Mary Elizabeth (Nathan) Hiatt; and great-grandmother of one on the way.

Helen is also preceded in death by her brother, John Nagel.

Helen was a longtime member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in St. Charles where she was active in the Lydia’s Society, the Mother’s Club, and was also a member the Church Birthday Club. She was a talented seamstress, enjoying quilting, and needlework. Most of all, Helen was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Memorials may be made in Helen's name to Immanuel Lutheran Church of St. Charles, or New Haven Care Center.


Guestbook Entries

  1. Nancy L Quinn May 13, 2019 at 2:23 pm - Reply

    Margaret, Bill, and Mary Beth — Harvey and I send you our Love, Condolences, and Prayers. We feel your sadness.

  2. Frank Burns Sr May 13, 2019 at 3:37 pm - Reply

    She walks with God now.
    John 14:1-4.

    Chaplain Frank Burns Sr
    New Haven Hospice Care

  3. Brenda Bailey May 13, 2019 at 7:27 pm - Reply

    What a strong woman!! Prayers for comfort and peace!!

    • John and Cathy Nagel May 15, 2019 at 5:18 pm - Reply

      Aunt Helen was gentle, kind and loving. Margaret, please know that John and I are thinking you and your family. Wish we could be there with you. Rest well Aunt Helen!

  4. Bob and Penny May 13, 2019 at 7:28 pm - Reply

    Margaret, Pastor, Marybeth and Nathan, you are in our prayers. She was such a sweet lady!

  5. Viola Unger May 13, 2019 at 8:15 pm - Reply

    She is now in her eternal home with no more pain You will all have a wonderful reunion when you meet in heaven!

  6. Pat Flanagan May 13, 2019 at 8:51 pm - Reply

    Margaret, your Mother was always, always kind and attentive every time I was around her. And as young silly girls growing up, we did test her patience. Now she’s resting in Jesus arms. Thinking of you..

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