Memorial for Cynthia “Cindy” Marie Hodges Ogden ’75
Springfield, IL – Cynthia Marie Ogden, 64, passed away on July 30, 2017 following a 7 month battle with lung cancer. She passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family and devoted husband.
Cindy was born in Decatur, IL., the daughter of Cliff and Lucille Hodges and sister to Brian (Sally) Hodges and Sandy (Jay) Dexter.
Mrs. Ogden is survived by her husband of 42 years, Kevin Ogden, and her children: Jeff (Samantha) Ogden, Andrea (Jared) Morris and Eric (Shannon) Ogden. She was also a grandmother to four grandsons.
Cindy was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She loved to travel, play golf and be with her family and friends. Her strength and resilience was inspirational.
Cindy was a teacher of love and kindness. She taught her whole family the joy of cooking and the art of a proper hug. Cindy knew no stranger and her passion for life was second to none.
Cindy received her Bachelor's Degree from Millikin University and a Master's Degree in Physical Therapy from Northwestern University Medical School.
She practiced Physical Therapy at St. John's and Memorial Medical Center and she provided in-home and hospice care to hundreds of people.
Cindy was a member of Panther Creek Country Club, Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) and a sister of the Pi Beta Phi Chapter at Millikin University.
Friends and family are invited to a visitation at Bisch Funeral Home West, 2931 Koke Mill Road, Wednesday August 2, 2017 beginning at 10:00am and followed by a funeral service at 12:30pm. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or to Memorial Home Hospice and please visit the online "Life Remembered Story" at www.bischfuneralhomewest.com.