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Lawrence Michael Bodnar

01/09/1947 - 25/10/2021

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Obituary For Lawrence Michael Bodnar

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Lawrence Michael Bodnar of Grande Prairie, formerly of St. Paul, on October 25, 2021 at the age of 74. Lawrence will be remembered by his two sons; Michael (Tracy), Darryl (Donna), granddaughters; Brooklyn and Morgan, sisters; Debbie (Lawrence), Joanne (John), Judy (George), brother in law; Milton, as well as numerous relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his long-time partner, Audrey, sister Lorraine, and his parents; Mike and Rose Bodnar.

Lawrence’s hard working and creative nature was admired by many who had the pleasure of seeing the completion of a variety of his “projects.” There was no job too big, or too small for him to tackle from intricate wood working projects, complex electronic solutions, or metal fabricating, he accepted the challenge and could fix or build anything thrown his way. Although very humble with the result of his work, others were always quick to praise the exemplary craftsmanship. Lawrence was a strong, independent man that lived his life his way. Although he rarely expressed it externally, he cared deeply for his loved ones and demonstrated in “old fashioned” ways of fixing, building, or offering his expertise on any subject matter.

A viewing will be held at the Bear Creek Funeral Home (11802 99 Avenue in Grande Prairie, Alberta) on Saturday October 30th from 10:30am -11:30am. A celebration of life will follow on November 6th at 11:00 AM at in St. Paul – details will be shared at a later date. The family would like to thank the nurses on 5N at the QE11 in Grande Prairie for their care and compassion during this difficult time.

Care entrusted to Bear Creek Funeral Home 780-830-7742 bearcreekfuneral.com

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  • Daryl, Donna, Brooklyn & Morgan So sorry for your loss Keeping you in my thoughts Carrie Wohlgemuth

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