Bodhi D. Lightner

Bodhi D. Lightner of Hartford passed away Oct. 20, 2010, at the age of 6 months, surrounded by his loving parents.

He was born April 20, 2010, the son of Robert and Torie (nee Pinkalla) Lightner. Bodhi was an angel, a joy and delight, given to his parents for a very short time, and he will be dearly missed.

"Some people only dream of angels; we held one in our arms."

Bodhi is survived by his parents, Bobby and Torie; his uncle, Hunter Pinkalla; his uncle and Godfather, Daniel Lightner; his grandparents. Jacqueline and Robert Lightner and Chris and Dale Pinkalla; his great-grandparents, Margaret and Jim Lightner, Pamela and David Millen, Barbara and Robert Pinkalla, Ellen and Dennis Cherek. Also survived by many other relatives and friends.

Memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 27, at the Berndt Ledesma funeral home in Hartford. The Rev. Matt Lee will officiate. Robert and Torie will receive relatives and friends from noon until time of service at the funeral home.

Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home is serving the family.