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Mary P. “Polly” Bode
Thursday, March 26, 2009 • Posted March 26, 2009

Mary Pauline Bode, 86, of San Angelo passed away on Monday, March 16, 2009, at a local hospital.

Mary was born on September 21, 1922, in Mason County to Arthur and Myrtle Hurley. She married Leon E. Bode in San Angelo on November 29, 1945. She was a bookkeeper.

Graveside services were at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, 2009, at Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens with Pastor Jim Hill officiating. Arrangements were by Robert Massie Funeral Home.

Honorary Pallbearers were Kent Saunders, Ben Calhoun, Andy Calhoun, Dan Calhoun, David Hair, Jay Saunders, John Talley, and Ronel Robbins.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Leon E. Bode; parents, Arthur and Myrtle Hurley; brother, Gordon Hurley.

Survivors include her son, James Bode and wife Mary of San Angelo; daughters, Pat Saunders and husband Jay of Denton; Mary Calhoun and her husband Dan of Corpus Christi; grandchildren, Kent Saunders; Ben Calhoun; and Andy Calhoun; great grandchildren, Ryder Calhoun and Leo Calhoun; sisters, Dortha White of San Angelo; and Wanda Jacques of Mason.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Mary’s name to West Texas Boys Ranch Foundation, 36 West Beauregard, San Angelo, Texas 76903 and West Texas Rehab, 3001 South Jackson Street, San Angelo, Texas 76904

Mary’s obituary and guestbook can be viewed online at

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