Elizabeth “Liz” Bodner passed away surrounded by family on January 7, 2020.
Liz was born in Libau, Manitoba on September 13, 1934 to Fred and Barbra (Dora) Hinkewich. Moving to Selkirk, Manitoba in her younger years and makin git her forever home, Liz was a kind and hardworking individual. She married John Bodner on October 25, 1952 and were later blessed with a sone, Ronald.
Liz is survived by her son Ronald, Granddaughter Jenine (Guy), sister Mary as well as many nieces and nephews.
Liz was the heart and soul of Baker Boy Catering in Selkirk, Manitoba. The fantastic food served at thousands of dues in Manitoba were led by her, behind the scenes putting it all together. She truly loved her time at Baker Boy, developing another family underneath its roof. One of these chosen family members, Rhonda Thorsteinson, was the daughter she never physically had and one of the most special people in her live. She fondly shared stories over coffee of her cherished Baker Boy years at her favourite hangout, Selkirk’s A&W. A graveside service will be held on January 24 a 2:00 pm at St. Clement’s churchyard cemetery in Selkirk, Manitoba.