Service notice


BODENSTEINER, 85, of St. Lucas, died on Mother’s Day, May 10, 2020, at the Barthell Eastern Star Nursing Home in Decorah, from complications of a stroke suffered July 21, 2017. A private family wake and burial service is Friday, May 15, 2020, with internment at St. Luke’s Cemetery, St. Lucas. Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions a memorial mass and a celebration of life will be held at a later date. Hugeback Johnson Funeral Home and Crematory is entrusted with arrangements. Please leave online condolences for the Bodensteiner family at’s family would like to extend a special thank you to all the caretakers, nurses and medical professionals for the wonderful care and many acts of kindness shown to her during her lifetime. While her family was unable to be present at her side during her final days because of the COVID-19 restrictions, they will always be extremely grateful for the care and love shown to Elaine by the staffs of Barthell Eastern Star Nursing Home and the Winneshiek County Home Health and Hospice Agency during these challenging times. In lieu of flowers, the family requests sending contributions in Elaine’s memory to any of the following: St. Luke’s Catholic Church, St. Lucas Historical Society, or the American Legion, Post 691.