Dortha Sue (Bodine) Boltz, 87 recently residing at Westminster Village North, Indianapolis, IN and formerly of Greenwood, IN. passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Born to Harry Eugene “Gene” Bodine and Eva “Louise” (Nebeker) Bodine on December 19, 1931 in Covington, IN. Sue married Charles D. “Chuck” Boltz on May 11, 1952 at Mt. Auburn United Methodist Church in Stones Crossing, Greenwood, IN. where she had been a member.
After graduating from Center Grove High School in Johnson County in 1950, Mrs. Boltz worked in administration for the insurance industry and Air Force during the Korean Conflict. She later graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Indianapolis, formerly Indiana Central College, and with honors in a Masters of Education program from Indiana University. She taught first grade at Center Grove Elementary School for 15 years. Mrs. Boltz participated in several civic, church, and Christian women’s organizations, enjoyed square dancing, singing in the church choir and an active social life with many lifelong friends.
Mrs. Boltz is survived by her two sons Steve Boltz (Martha) of Indianapolis, IN., Dr. Scott Boltz (Jayne) of Greentown, IN., six grandchildren Jonathan Boltz of Indianapolis, IN., Suzanne Collins (Jon) of Indianapolis, IN., Rebecca Hite (Brent) of Fishers, IN., Dr. Laura Stage (Kevin) of Kokomo, IN., David Boltz (Jacqui) of Fishers, IN, and Nathan Boltz (Kayla) of West Lafayette, IN., five great grandchildren Emmarie Collins, Noah Stage, Lilah Hite, Isaac Stage, and Audra Collins and a sister in law Runay Boltz of Lynn Haven, FL. She was preceded in death by her parents Gene and Louise (Nebeker) Bodine, husband Chuck Boltz, siblings Robert “Bob” Bodine, Martin “Bud” Bodine, James “Jim” Bodine, and a great granddaughter Lily Collins.
The Reverend Jeff Buck will conduct a service on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 11:30 A.M. at Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center 300 South U.S. 31 (Morton Street) in Franklin, IN. Friends may call Saturday from 10 A.M. till service time at the mortuary. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Samaritan’s Purse P.O. Box 3000 Boone, NC 28607 or at www.samaritanspurse.org. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.swartzmortuary.com. Information 317-738-0202.