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Born in Bogense, Denmark on Jun. 5, 1938
Departed on Jul. 15, 2017 and resided in Albany, OR.

Bodil "Bodie" Dickerson, 79, of Albany, passed away Saturday at her home.

Bodie was born in Bogense, Denmark to Gunnar and Inger (Junker) Normose. She lived in Denmark until the age of 17 when she became Denmark's first AFS student. She stayed with the Boock family during her year in Albany (1955 – 1956) and attended Albany Union High School. She returned to Oregon in 1960, married Dale Dickerson, and raised two daughters, Tina and Robin. She died in her home of 65 years in the "west end" of Albany that she loved so much.

Bodie was a finance instructor at Oregon State University for 13 years. She was the driving force behind Albany's Heritage Tree Program, Friends of Mature Albany Trees (FOMAT), and Albany's tree ordinance.

Bodil is survived by her husband, Dale; daughters, Tina Marianne Dickerson of Lebanon and Robin Susanne Corcoran of Albany; brother, Jesper Normose of Denmark; sister, Marianne Normose of Denmark; 1 grandchild and 1 great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

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