Kraeer Funeral Home & Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens

200 West Copans Road, Pompano Beach, FL


John E. Bodden

January 11, 1935December 1, 2019

On December 1, 2019, John E. Bodden, M.D. passed away, surrounded by his immediate family. Beloved father to Craig, Tara, Brant, Chela, Kristan, and loving husband to Valerie, he will be sorely missed by his family and to so many in the community whose lives he touched as a respected, and committed orthopedic surgeon.

The funeral service will take place on December 14, 2019 at 1:00pm at St. Ambrose Church, 380 Federal Hwy, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441, and all are welcome.

Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family encourages memorial contributions to: The Friends of the Good Shepherd, International, to provide financial, physicial and moral support, as well as educational and healthcare needs to the disadvantaged in Jamaica, the Caribbean, and internationally. https://friendsofgoodshepherd.org/donate-here


  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 14, 2019


John E. Bodden

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Diana Nicholas

December 14, 2019

Just leaving a message because I have been thinking of the Bodden family since I heard the news. Your Dad was a lovely man and a part of my happiest memories of when Chela and I were growing up together. I am sending my love and thoughts to you.

Gilbert & Family

December 12, 2019

Our deepest condolences to Valerie and the children from Gilbert Smith & Family.

Max Wells

December 12, 2019

Aunt Hope,
My deepest condolences to you and your family.
Max Wells

David Wells

December 11, 2019

Aunt Hope, Craig, Tara, Chela, Brandt & Christian: I am so saddened to hear of Uncle John passing. I have many fond memories of hi especially when I was younger. He made a very big positive impression on me.

My most sincere condolences.

Sybil Anthony

December 8, 2019


How very sad to hear of John's death. My deepest sympathy is with you and your family at this very sad and difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Sybil Anthony

Michael Shane

December 4, 2019

Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of John, after a very brave battle. May you find peace in the notion that he will always be with you. With love to the entire Bodden family.
Michael and Terry