Jacqueline Jean "Jackie" Hayworth Bodfield, 69, of Central City, Nebraska, formerly of Gothenburg, Nebraska, died at the Central City Care Center on Tuesday, February 7th, 2012.
Jackie was born on June 22nd, 1942, in Gothenburg, to Harold and Hazel (Bringelson) Hayworth. She was raised in Gothenburg and attended school there until moving with her family to Hershey, Nebraska, when she was in high school. Following her graduation in 1962 from Hershey High School, the family returned to Gothenburg.
On January 17th, 1966, Jackie was united in marriage to Richard L. "Butch" Bodfield. Jackie and Butch lived in Greeley, Colorado, for one year and then spent their married life in Gothenburg. Jackie worked at the Buffalo Cafe, the Legion Club, Randazzel Cafe and the Dollar General, all in Gothenburg; and she worked at the Elks Club and Monroes, both in Cozad, Nebraska. Jackie retired from Monroes in 2004 and she moved to Central City Care Center in December of 2011 to be near her daughter.
Jackie was a member of the Eagle's Club, she enjoyed Bingo, going to garage sales and visiting with people; but her greatest enjoyment was spending time with her grandchildren.
Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Sheila and Kip Lenhart of Central City, Nebraska; son, Kevin Bodfield of Gothenburg; sister, Sandra Hayworth of Gothenburg; nine grandchildren, Sonja Johnson, Lance Bodfield, Johnathan Bodfield, Kameron Lenhart, Amanda Bodfield, Jacqueline Bodfield, Kolby Lenhart, Jacob Bodfield and Jessica Bodfield; and one great-granddaughter, Nevaeh Bodfield.
Jackie was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Hazel Hayworth; her husband, Butch on July 2nd, 1996; brother, Larry Hayworth and infant sister, Charlotte Hayworth.
Funeral services were held Monday, February 13th at 10 a.m., with the Rev. Larry Viter officiating at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel, 620 Tenth Street in Gothenburg. Interment was in the Fort McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.soltfh.com.
Solt Funeral Home in Central City was in charge of the arrangements.